Celastrina lavendularis isabella  Corbet,1937

Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Up. Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Un. Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♀ Up. Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Up. Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Un. Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Up. Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Surat Thani, Thailand.

ON : Celastrina lavendularis isabella Corbet,1937
OD : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86(2):31-32.
TL : Maxwell's Hill, Perak, Malay Peninsula. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southwards), W.Malaysia.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1929.ix.9. Maxwell's Hill, 3800 ft., Perak, Malay Peninsula. A.S.Corbet. (NHML)
Allo type ♀, 1932.vi.1. Fraser's Hill, 4250 ft., Pahang, Malay Peninsula. A.S.Corbet.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Celastrina lavendularis isabella ; Les Day,2011 - : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2020.12.13)
Celastrina lavendularis isabella ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 190, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Muang Shone / Khlong Naka / Thalebahn / Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 5♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 5♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.50m - 1300m).

Literature

Corbet, A.S.,1937 : A Revision on the Malayan species of Celastrina (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86(2):19-33.

Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂ Celastrina lavendularis isabella ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

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