Megisba malaya sikkima   Moore,1884

Megisba malaya sikkima ♂ Up. Megisba malaya sikkima ♂ Un. Megisba malaya sikkima ♀ Up. Megisba malaya sikkima ♀ Un.
♂, 1993.11.15. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 1983.09.15. Wang Ta Krai, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.
Megisba malaya sikkima ♂ Up. Megisba malaya sikkima ♂ Un. Megisba malaya sikkima ♀ Up. Megisba malaya sikkima ♀ Un.
♂, 1983.02.05. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 1991.02.24. Ban Mae Wa, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Megisba malaya sikkima ♂ Up. Megisba malaya sikkima ♂ Un.
♂, 2011.12.02. Nong Yaplong, Petchaburi, Thailand.

ON : Megisba sikkima  Moore,1884
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):21.
TL : India ; Sikkim. (ZSI ?)



Distribution : N.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
Vietnam, China, Formosa, W.Malaysia to Java, Philippines, Sulawesi.
Megisba malaya sikkima map

Synonyms

Pathalia albidisca  Moore,1884 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):21.  TL. India. (BMNH)
Megisba malaya volubilis  Fruhstorfer,1918 : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(12):6.  TL. Formsa. (BMNH)
Megisba malaya velina  Fruhstorfer,1918 : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(12):6.  TL. Nordost-Sumatra. (BMNH)
Megisba malaya infumata  Fruhstorfer,1918 : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(12):7.  TL. Sud-Celebes. (BMNH)
Megisba malaya rosanna  Fruhstorfer,1918 : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(12):7.  TL. Mindoro. (BMNH)
* Megisba malaya var.iwasakii  Matsumura,1919 : Thous. Ins. Japan Addit. 3:643, pl.49, fig.24. TL. Japan. (EIHU)
Megisba malaya malaya forma siebersi  Toxopeus,1927 : Tijdschr. Ent. 70:283-284, pl.2, fig.5.  TL. Depok, W.Java. (IFS)


Type Materials Information

sikkima  ; Holotype ♂, India ; Sikkim. (ZSI ?)
albidisca  ; Lectotype ♂, N.W.Himalaya. Capt.Beckett. designated by Eliot & Kawazoe,1983. (BMNH)
volubilis  ; Lectotype ♂, Formosa. designated by Eliot & Kawazoe,1983. (BMNH)
velina  ; Lectotype ♂, N.O.Sumatra. designated by Eliot & Kawazoe,1983. (BMNH)
infumata  ; Lectotype ♂, 1895.Nov. Samanga, S.Celebes. H.Fruhstorfer. designated by Eliot & Kawazoe,1983. (BMNH)
rosanna  ; Lectotype ♂, Mindoro. designated by Eliot & Kawazoe,1983. (BMNH)
iwasakii  ; Holotype ♀, Japan. (EIHU)
siebersi  ; Holotype ♀, Java. [Infrasubspecific name.]


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Megisba malaya ; Godfrey,1916 : 135. (Pak Jong / Prae: Me Song Forest)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Godfrey,1930 : 314. (Chiang Rai / Pak Jong)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Godfrey,1931 : 195. (Ko Tao)
Megisba malaya velina ; Reeves,1966 : 18. (Khao Yai)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Pinratana,1981 : 49, 164, pl.7, figs.23♂,24♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chanthaburi / Kanchanaburi / Nakhon Nayok)
Megisba malaya velina ; Pinratana,1981 : 49, 164, pl.7, fig.25♂(Un). (Ranong / Yala)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 34, fig.95♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Ban Gok Tum)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.74♂. (Umphang)
Megisba malaya sikkimma (sic) ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 561, pl.254, fig.L82a,♂,♂(Un),♀ ; pl.255, fig.L86,[♀[♂],♀(Un)[♂(Un)], as Callenya lenya lenya. ] (Chiang Mai)
Megisba malaya velina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 561, pl.254, not fig. (Yala: Than To)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Les Day,2011 - : Butterflies of Koh Samui. (Koh Samui)

[ LAOS ]
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 70, pl.100, fig.B1♀. (Luang Prabang / Vang Vieng / Phatong)
Megisba malaya velina ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 70, pl.100, fig.B2♀. (No data)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.110, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Vientiane / Nam Dhua / Xiang Khouang)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Megisba malaya ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)

[ VIETNAM ]
Megisba malaya ; Metaye,1957 : 91. (no loc.)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 48, figs.2:11♀,12♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Megisba malaya ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 42. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Phong Dien)
Megisba malaya sikkima ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 52, figs.L-23,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.   1984.03.13   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Mae Wa.       1991.02.24       1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.02.05   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.      1994.03.01   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.      1993.03.09   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.      1993.04.20   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.      1993.11.15   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nakhon Nayok, Wang Ta Krai.     1983.09.15       1♀   A.M.Cotton (YI)
 Petchaburi, Nong Yaplong.       2011.11.25   1♂       A.Rukkasikorn (YI)
 Petchaburi, Nong Yaplong.       2011.12.02   1♂       A.Rukkasikorn (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Cham Pasak, Paksong.            1996.03.25       1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)

Notes
Literature

Moore, F.,1884 :
Descriptions of some New Asiatic Lepidoptera; chiefly from Specimens contained inthe Indian Museum, Calcutta.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):16-52.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1918 : Altes und Neues uber Megisba malaya.
Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(12):4-8.

Toxopeus, L.J.,1927 : Lycaenidae Australasiae II.
Eine Revision der javanischen, zu Lycaenopsis Felder und verwandten Genera gehorigen Arten.
(Mit Einfuhrung von 6 neuen Genera, Beschreibung von 2 neuen Species und 5 neuen Subspecies).
Tijdschr. Ent. 70:232-302, 1 pl, 27 figs.

1999.06.25 - 2012.08.15.