Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis  Eliot & Kawazoé,1983

Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Un. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♀ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Un. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♀ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Un. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Un. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Up. Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Un.
♂ (wsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (wsf), Vientiane, Laos.

ON : Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis Eliot & Kawazoé,1983
OD : Butts. Lycaenopsis group :187-188.
TL : Vang Vien, Laos. (♂, RIEB)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1975.Mar.17. Van Vien, Laos. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki. (RIEB)
Paratypes 18♂, 1975.Mar.17. Van Vien, Laos. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki. (1♂ NHML, 17♂, RIEB)
2♂, 1923.Nov. "West Siam" W.H.Evans. (NHML) ; 1♂, 1912.Mar.Yomas, Pegu, Myanmar. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
"Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 564, pl.256, fig.L89,♂(Un,Laos)."
"Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 584, pl.264, fig.L114,♂(Un,Laos),"
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 187, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao / Phu Kradung / Wan Nam Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 69, pl.99, figs.B9,♂,B10,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, pl.109, fig.♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51.

[ VIETNAM ]
Acytolepis lilacea  ssp. ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 53, figs.L-34,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 50. (by literature)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 12♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.400m - 1400m). Male is frequently found on the hilltops.

Literature

Eliot, J.N. & A. Kawazoé,1983 : Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group.
309 pp. London.

Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂ Acytolepis lilacea indochinensis ♂
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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