Logania distanti massalia  Doherty,1891

Logania distanti massalia ♂ Up. Logania distanti massalia ♂ Un. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Up. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Un.
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Logania distanti massalia ♀ Up. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Un. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Up. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Un.
♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)
Logania distanti massalia ♀ Up. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Un. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Up. Logania distanti massalia ♀ Un.
♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Logania massalia Doherty,1891
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 60(1):37, pl.1, fig.8.
TL : Margherita, Upper Assam. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : S.India, Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
W.Malaysia, Sumatra.

Synonym

Logania luca de Nicéville,1894 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 63(1):28-29, pl.2, fig.13,♀. TL. Perak, Malay Pen ; N.E.Sumatra.


Type Material Information

massalia ; Holotype ♂ Assam, India. (NHML)
luca ; 1♀ Type, 1893.x. Sumatra. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 124, figs.♀,♀(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Logania massalia massalia ; Godfrey,1930 : 313. (Songkhla: Sadao)
Logania massalia massalia ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (P)
Logania massalia massalia ; Pinratana,1981 : 33, pl.5, figs.16,♀,20,♂(Un) ; pl.36, figs.14,♂,18,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chanthaburi / Nakhon Ratchasima)
Logania distanti massalia ; Eliot,1986 : 71. (P)
Logania distanti massalia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 550, pl.249, figs.L49,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Chanthaburi)
Logania distanti massalia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 564, pl.255, figs.L73,♂,♂,♂[♀],♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Chanthaburi)
Logania watsoniana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.255, figs.L74,♂,♂(Un). (in part).
Logania distanti massalia ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 43, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao / Wan Nam Khiewo / Kao Soi Dao / Than To WF.)
Logania distanti massalia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Nakhon Nayok / Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Logania massalia massalia ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 68, pl.98, figs.B8,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Logania massalia massalia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, not fig. (List up only.)
Logania distanti massalia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51, pl.14, figs.Ly-16,♂,♂(Un). (Phou Bia)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 5♀ (incl.photo by M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by C.Sunthornwiphat).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations.

Literature

Doherty, W.,1891 : New and rare Indian Lycaenidae.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 60(1):32-37, pl.1.

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1894 : On new or little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2.63(1):1-59, pls.1-5.

Sheela, S., D. Das, S.K. Shah & K. Chandra,2019 : The Type Specimens in the National Zoological Collection Lepidoptera.
Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. 342 pp.

Logania distanti massalia ♂ Logania distanti massalia ♀
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by C.Sunthornwiphat) ♀ with egg, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Logania distanti massalia ♀ Logania distanti massalia ♀
♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. ♀ with Miletus chinensis, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

1999.07.24 - 2020.05.31.

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