Allotinus portunus maitus  Fruhstorfer,1914

Allotinus portunus maitus ♂ Up. Allotinus portunus maitus ♂ Un.
♂, 2014.06.23. Yala, Thailand.

ON : Allotinus portunus maitus Fruhstorfer,1914
OD : Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 10(1):21-22.
TL : Sumatra (♂, NHML).
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra.


Allotinus panormis fruhstorferi Corbet,1939 : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 89(5):74-75. TL. West Malaysia. (♂, NHML)

Type Materials Information

maitus  ; Lectotype 1♂, Sumatra. (NHML) ; Paralectotype 1♀, Montes Battak, Sumatra. (NHML)
fruhstorferi  ; Holotype ♂, 1890.i-ii. Perak, Malay Pen. W.Doherty. (NHML) ; Allotype ♀, 1930.i.31, Pahang, Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata. A.S.Corbet (in coll. Corbet)

Specimens Examined

Yala : Betong dist., 2014.06.23. 1♂ P.Sukkit (YI).
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This is the first record from Thailand. Ek-Amnuay,[2007] recorded this species from Khao Chong, however it was a misidentification of Allotinus sarrastes.


Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Ubersicht der Gerydinae und Diagnosen neuer oder verkannter Formen (Lep., Lyc.)
Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 10(1):20-25, 10(2):59-63, 11(9/10):267-269, figs.1-4.

Corbet, A.S.,1939 : A Revision of the Malayan species of Allotinus Felder & Felder. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 89(5):63-77, 23 figs, pl.1.

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


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