Allotinus taras  (Doherty,1889)

Allotinus taras ♂ Up. Allotinus taras ♂ Un. Allotinus taras ♀ Up. Allotinus taras ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Allotinus taras ♂ Up. Allotinus taras ♂ Un. Allotinus taras ♀ Up. Allotinus taras ♀ Un.
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Allotinus taras ♂ Up. Allotinus taras ♂ Un. Allotinus taras ♀ Up. Allotinus taras ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Paragerydus taras Doherty,1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):437-438, pl.23, fig.10,♂.
TL : Tenasserim Valley, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.

Synonym

Paragerydus panormis Elwes,[1893] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892(4):619, pl.43, fig.8,"♂" recte ♀. TL. East Pegu, Burma. (♀, NHML)


Type Material Information

panormis ; Holotype ♀, East Pegu, Burma. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Allotinus taras ; ♂ photo by A.Cassidy in Wikispecies. (Khao Soi Dao)
Allotinus taras ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chaiyaphum)
Allotinus taras ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 33, figs.51,♂,♂(Un),52,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son / Chaiyaphum)

[ VIETNAM ]
Allotinus taras ; Kishi,2018 : 48, figs.1,♂,1v,♂(Un),2,♀,2v,♀(Un). (Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 3♂ 3♀ (incl.photo by S.Sophonviwatkul and T.Aonayam).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
New to Thailand. The first record from Thailand is shown on Wikipedia with a male specimen obtained in Khao Soi Dao, S.E.Thailand on 15.viii.1987.
The butterfly is locally uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations.

Literature

Doherty, W.,1889 : On certain Lycaenidae from Lower Tenasserim.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):409-440, 2 pls.

Elwes, H.J.,[1893] : On butterflies collected by Mr. W.Doherty in the Naga and Karen Hills and Perak, Part.2.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892(4):617-664, pls.43,44.

Eliot, J.N.,1986 : A review of the Miletini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 53(1):1-105, 108 figs.

Kishi, K.,2018 : New records of Lycaenidae in Vietnam. (in Japanese)
Butterflies 78:48-49.

Allotinus taras ♂ Allotinus taras ♀
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul)) ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Allotinus taras ♀
♀, Nan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2016.08.31 - 2020.04.30.

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