Monodontides musina musinoides  (Swinhoe,1910)

Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Up. Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Un. Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Up. Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Up. Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Un. Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Up. Monodontides musina musinoides ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Lycaenopsis musinoides Swinhoe,1910
OD : in Moore, Lep. Ind. 7:205-206, pl.619, figs.3,3a,3b.
TL : N.Chin Hills, Upper Burma. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : N.E.India, Myanmar, N.Thailand.

Synonym

Cyaniris parishii Rhe-Philippe,1911 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20(3):763. TL. Shillong, India. (NHML)


Type Materials Information

musinoides  ; Lectotype ♂, N.Chin Hills, Upper Burma. 1300 ft. designated by Eliot & Kawazoé,1983. (NHML)
parishii  ; Holotype ♀, Shillong, India. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
"Monodontides musina musinoides [Monodontides musina candaules] ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 568, pl.257, fig.L98,♂(Un,Malaysia)"
"Monodontides musina musinoides [Monodontides musina candaules] ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 586, pl.266, fig.L123,♂(Un,Malaysia)."
Celastrina lavendularis limbata ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 191, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Doi Ang Khaang) (in part)
Monodontides musina musinoides ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 191, figs.♂(Phu Kradung),♂(Phu Kradung,Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Ang Khaang / Doi Suthep / Phu Kradung) (in part)


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Mai : 9♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (alt.900m - 1800m).

Literature

Swinhoe, C.,1910: in Moore, Lepidoptera Indica. vol.VII.
7:185-286, 1910. L.Reeve & Co., London.

Rhe Phillipe, G.W.V.,1911 : Notes on some Butterflies from the Indian Region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20(3):753-769.

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