Spalgis epius  (Westwood,[1851])


ON : Lucia epius Westwood,[1851]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):502, pl.76, fig.5.
TL : Ceylon.
Distribution : Sri Lanka, S.India to Myanmar, Andamans,
Nicobars, Thailand, Laos, Vietna, Hainan, China, Formosa,
W.Malaysia, Borneo to W.New Guinea.


Synonyms

Lucia pharnus  C.Felder,1860 : Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien. 40(11):460.  TL. Amboina.
Lucia substrigata  Snellen,1878 : in Tijdschr. Ent. 21:15-16, pl.1, fig.2.  TL. S.Sulawesi.
Lucia dilama  Moore,1878 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(3):701-702.  TL. Hainan.
Spalgis nubilus  Moore,[1884] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):522.  TL. Andaman Isles.
* Lucia fangola  Kheil,1884 : Rhop. Nias :28, pl.5, fig.31. TL. Nias.
* Spalgis strigatus  Semper,1889 : in Semper, Reisen Philipp. (2)(5):160, pl.31, fig.1. TL. Cebu.
Spalgis epius titius  Fruhstorfer,[1919] : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)83(1):75.  TL. E.Java.
Spalgis epius georgi  Fruhstorfer,[1919] : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)83(1):76.  TL. Bohol.
Spalgis epius semperi  Fruhstorfer,[1919] : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)83(1):76.  TL. Luzon.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Spalgis epius epius ; Godfrey,1930 : 313. (West: Klong Pong Kapo)
Spalgis epius epius ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (Trang: Ko Libong)
Spalgis epius epius ; Pinratana,1981 : 35, pl.5, figs.21♂,22♂(Un,23♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chanthaburi / Shaiyaphum / Nakhon Ratchasima)
Spalgis epius epius ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 32, fig.93♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Huay Sing / Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Hin Dang)
Spalgis epius epius ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 53. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Spalgis epius epius ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 552, pl.249, fig.L52,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nan / Chanthaburi)
Spalgis epius epius ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 566, pl.256, fig.L74,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nan / Chanthaburi).
Spalgis epius epius ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 44, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo / Muok Leck / Nakohn Nayork / Wan Nam Khiewo / Kao Soi Dao / Pliwn WF. / Tarutao Is. / Than To WF.)
Spalgis epius epius ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig.♂(Un). (Nakhon Nayok / Saraburi / Sa Kaeo / Trat)

[ LAOS ]
Spalgis epius epius ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 69, pl.98, figs.B9♀,10♀(Un). (Luang Prabang)
Spalgis epeus (sic) epeus (sic) ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, pl.108, figs.♂,♀. (Vientiane / Thabok)
Spalgis epius epius ; Onodera,2009b : 35. (Vientiane: Namsong Riverside)

[ VIETNAM ]
Spalgis epius ; Metaye,1957 : 91. (no loc.)
Spalgis epius ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 48, figs.1:17♂,18♂(Un),6:6(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Spalgis epius epius ; Hao et al.,2004 : 9. (Cuc Phuong)
Spalgis epius epius ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 50, figs.L-12,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Gung Re / Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Spalgis epius epius ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 ; 48. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao dist.
1983.04.13
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai dist.
2013.04.09
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Chiang Mai, Omkoi dist.
1992.07.05
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Chanthaburi, Pong Nam Ron dist.
1983.02.23
1♂


A.M.Cotton (YI)
Chanthaburi, Pong Nam Ron dist.
1983.04.20


1♀
A.M.Cotton (YI)
Ranong, Suk Samran dist.
1984.03.30


1♀
Y.Inayoshi (YI)


Notes
Literature

Westwood, J.O.,1850-1852 : In Doubleday et al., The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera.
vol.2 : ii + pp.251-534, pls.31-80,54. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.

Moore, F.,1878 : List of Lepidopterous Insects collected by the late R.Swinhoe in the Island of Hainan.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(3):695-708.

Snellen, P.C.T. & Piepers, C.,1878 : Opgave van en Aanteekeningen over Lepidoptera in Zud-West Celebes Verzameld.
Tijdschr. Ent. 21:1-43, 1 pl.

Felder, C.,1860 : Lepidopterorum Amboinensium a Dre L. Doleschall annis 1856-1868 collectorum species novae, diagnostibus collustratae.(1) Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40(11):(447)448-462.

Moore, F.,[1884] : Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):521-535, pls.48-49.

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1919] : Spalgis, eine bicontinentale Lycaenidgattung.
Arch. Naturgesch. (A)83(1):73-76.

1999.07.20 - 2016.09.30.