Talicada nyseus macbethi  Riley,1932

Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ Up. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ Un. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀ Up. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀ Un.
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ Up. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ Un. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀ Up. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀ Un.
♂, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. ♀, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand.
Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ Up. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ Un. Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ genitalia Talicada nyseus macbethi ♂ genitalia
♂, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. ♂ ganitalia, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand.

ON : Talicada macbethi Riley,1932
OD : J. Siam Soc. Nat. Hist. Suppl. 8(4):251-252. pl.22, figs.7,♀(Un),8,♀.
TL : Korat, E.Thailand. (♀)
Distribution : Thailand.

Type Material Information

Holotype ♀, 1928.Feb.07. Lat Bua Kao, Korat, E.Siam.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Talicada macbethi ; Godfrey,1932b : 327. (Korat: Lat Bua Khao)
Talicada nyseus burmana ; Pinratana,1981 : 40, 161. (Prachuap Khiri Khan) (in part)
Talicada nyseus macbethi ; Pinratana,1981 : 40, 162, pl.5, figs.24,♂,25,♂(Un). (Kanchanaburi / Tak)
Talicada nyseus burmana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 558, 560, pl.253, figs.L73a,♂,♂(Un), ("Chiang Mai" [loc. err.])
Talicada nyseus macbethi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 558, 560, pl.253, figs.L73b,♀,♀(Un). ("Chanthaburi" / Kanchanaburi)
Talicada nyseus burmana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 576, pl.261, figs.L98a,♂,♂(Un). ("Chiang Mai" [loc. err.] / Tak)
Talicada nyseus macbethi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 576, pl.261, figs.L98b,♂,♂(Un). ("Chanthaburi" / Kanchanaburi)
Talicada nyseus macbethi ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 184, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Sai Yok Noi)
Talicada nyseus macbethi ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Kanchanaburi / Nakhon Ratchasima / Prachuap Khiri Khan) (accessed: 2020.10.05)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Lamphun : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ 2♀ (incl.photo by M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♀ (photo by C.Sunthornwiphat).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 7♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
This is rather localized species and is found in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.500m - 900m). The butterfly is found only around food plants.
Male genitalia seems almost same as nyseus burmana and has not significant differences.

Literature

Riley, N.D.,1932 : Descriptions of New Siamese Rhopalocera.
J. Siam Soc. Nat. Hist. Suppl. 8(4):249-254. 1 pl.

Lo, Y-F.P., F.Li & L.Ding.,2017 : Description of a new subspecies of Talicada nyseus (Guerin-Meneville,1843) from Hainan, China (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), with notes on the genus Talicada Moore,1881
Zootaxa 4269(4):586-592.

Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀ Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀
♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀ Talicada nyseus macbethi ♀
♀, Lamphun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by C.Sunthornwiphat)

1999.06.24 - 2020.10.31.

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