Azanus urios  Riley & Godfrey,1921

Azanus urios ♂ Up. Azanus urios ♂ Un. Azanus urios ♂ Up. Azanus urios ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Azanus urios ♂ Up. Azanus urios ♂ Un. Azanus urios ♂ Up. Azanus urios ♂ Un.
♂, 1996.03.25. Champasak, Laos. ♂, Phrae, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Azanus urios Riley & Godfrey,1921
OD : J. nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. 4(3):182, pl.6, fig.5,♂.
TL : Mae Song forest, Prae, N.Siam. (♂, NHML)



Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
Azanus urios map

Type Material Information

Type ♂, Rh.129, 1916.Apr.17. Me Song forest, Prae, N.Siam. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tarucus ubaldus ubaldus ; Fruhstorfer,1915-1924 : 894. (Siam)
Azanus urios ; Godfrey,1930 : 325. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Azanus urios ; Pinratana,1981 : 41, 162, pl.6, fig.17,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Kanchanaburi / Nontaburi / Phrae)
Azanus urios ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 34, fig.98,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Gok Tum)
Azanus urios ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 560. (Chiang Mai)
Azanus urios ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 576, pl.261, figs.L100,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Azanus urios ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 186, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Azanus urios ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Sa Kaeo / Chanthaburi / Phetchaburi) (accessed: 2020.11.01)

[ LAOS ]
Azanus urios ; Saito et al.,2011 : 50, figs.12A,♂,12B,♂(Un). (Cham Pasak)
Azanus urios ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51, pl.14, figs.Ly-29,♂,♂(Un). (Phou Samsoum)

[ VIETNAM ]
Azanus urios ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 560, pl.253, figs.L75,♂,♂(Un). (Dong Nai)
Azanus urios ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 49. (C: Lam Dong / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 10♂ (incl.photo & photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Cham Pasak : Paksong, 1996.03.25. 1♂ Y.Inayoshi (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

This is the first record in Laos.
This is rather localized species however is not rare in the habitats. The butterfly is found in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.450m - 700m).


Literature

Riley, N.D. & E.J. Godfrey,1921 : Some Undescribed Rhopalocera from Siam.
J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam 4(3):167-190. 3 pls.


Azanus urios ♂ Azanus urios ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Azanus urios ♂ with Chilades pandava Azanus urios ♂
♂ with Chilades pandava, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

1999.06.24 - 2020.11.30.

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