Caleta decidia decidida  (Hewitson,[1876])

Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Up. Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Un. Caleta decidia decidida ♀ Up. Caleta decidia decidida ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Up. Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Un. Caleta decidia decidida ♀ Up. Caleta decidia decidida ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Up. Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Un. Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Up. Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

ON : Lycaena decidia Hewitson,[1876]
OD : Ill. exot. Butts. 5(99):pl.[46], fig.4. (Lycaena)
TL : Neilgherries, India.



Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia. Vietnam, Yunnan.
Caleta decidia decidida map

Synonym

Castalius interruptus de Nicéville,[1884] : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 52(2/4):74-75, pl.1, fig.12,♀. TL. Khurda, Orissa ; Bholahat, Malda ; Sikkim. (NZC)


Type Materials Information

Type ♀, Khurda, Orissa. (NZC), ♂, "Khurda, Orissa Bholaghat, Malda Sikkim" [Bholaghat, Sikkim]. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 98, figs.♀,♀(Un) ; 99. figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Castalius caleta decidia ; Godfrey,1930 : 315. (Chiang Sen)
Caleta decidia ; Pinratana,1981 : 38, 161, pl.6, figs.12,♂,13,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Kanchanaburi / Loei / Tak / Uthai Thani)
Caleta decidia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 257, fig.174,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Naudom)
Caleta decidia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 32, 34. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Caleta decidia ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 53. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Caleta decidia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 558, pl.253, figs.L69,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Caleta decidia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 574, pl.259, figs.L94,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Caleta decidia ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 168, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao / Ban Na Lak / Doi Musso)
Caleta decidia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2020.10.23)

[ LAOS ]
Caleta decidia decidia ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 69, col.pl.15,♂ ; pl.99, figs.A11,♂,A12,♂(Un). (Vientiane)
Caleta decidia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, not fig. (List only)
Caleta decidia decidia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Caleta decidea [sic] ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)

[ VIETNAM ]
Castalius caleta decidia ; Metaye,1957 : 91. (no loc.)
Caleta decidia decidia ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 34, figs.64,♂,♂(Un). (Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 10♂ 3♀ (incl.photo & photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.400m - 1100m).

Literature

Hewitson, W.C., [1872]-[1877] :
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies, selected chiefly from the Collections of W.Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson.
5:iv + [127]pp, 60 pls. Van Voorst, London.

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,[1884] : On new and little-known Rhopalocera from the Indian Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 52(2/4):65-91. pls.1,9,10.

Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Caleta decidia decidida ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Caleta decidia decidida ♂ Caleta decidia decidida ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

1999.06.24 - 2020.12.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.