Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea  (Moore,1879)

Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Up. Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Un. Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♀ Up. Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Up. Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Un. Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Up. Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Sekong, Laos.

ON : Polyommatus albocaeruleus Moore,1879
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879(1):139.
TL : Deyra Doon, India. (NHML)
Distribution : Himalayas to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,
China, Formosa, Japan.

Synonyms

Cyaniris ceyx amadis Fruhstorfer,1910 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 71(2):295. TL. West China.
Lycaenopsis albocaeruleus sauteri Fruhstorfer,[1917] : Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(1):13. TL. Formosa.


Type Materials Information

albocaerulea ; Lectytype ♂, Deyra Doon. designated by Eliot & Kawazoé,1983. (NHML)
amadis ; Lectotype ♂, China.
sauteri ; Holotype ♂, Taiwan. (Ent. Mus., Dahlem)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 566 pl.256, figs.L94,♂,♂(Un).
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 584, pl.265, figs.L119,♂,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son)
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 193, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Suthep / Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, pl.109, figs.♂,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Oudomxay / Xam Neua)
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Onodera,2009b : 37. (Houaphan: Phu Phan)
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lycaenopsis albocaeruleus ; Metaye,1957 : 91. (No Locality)
Udara albocaerulea ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 42. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Bach Ma)
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 53, figs.L-30,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 51. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 7♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (alt.1000m - 1700m).


Literature

Moore, F.,1879 : Descriptions of new Asiatic diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879(1):136-144.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1910 : Neue Cyaniris-Rassen und Ubersicht der bekannten Arten.
Stett. ent. Ztg. 71(2):282-305.

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1917] : Revision der Lycaenidengattung Lycaenopsis auf Grund morphologischer Vergleiche der Klammerorgane.
Arch. Naturgesch. (A)82(1):1-42, 20 figs.


Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂ Udara albocaerulea albocaerulea ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.06.25 - 2020.12.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.