Pseudozizeeria maha maha  (Kollar,[1844])

Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Up. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Un. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀ Up. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Nan, Thailand.
Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Up. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Un. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀ Up. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)
Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Up. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Un. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀ Up. Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Phrae, Thailand.

ON : Lycaena maha Kollar,[1844]
OD : in Hugel, Kaschmir. 4(2):422-423.
TL : Massuri, Himaleya.
Distribution : Pakistan, India, Nepal, Myanmar,
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, S.China.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Zizera maha ; Godfrey,1930 : 319. (Chiang Rai)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 83-84, pl.16, figs.119,♂,120,♂(Un),121,♀,122,♀(Un),Textfig.42,♂genitalia. (Doi Suthep / Chieng Mai / Doi Inthanon)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Pinratana,1981 : 50, pl.7, figs.28,♀,29,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum)
Pseudozizeeria maha maha ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 568, pl.257, figs.L100,♂,♂(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♀,♀(Un),♀(dsf),♀(dsf,Un). (Nakhon Ratchasima: Khao Yai / Chiang Mai: Chaiang Dao / Khlong Lan WF)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 588, pl.266, figs.L125,♂,♂(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♀,♀(Un),♀(dsf),♀(dsf,Un). (Khao Yai / Chiang Dao / Khlong Lan WF)
Pseudozizeeria maha maha ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 181, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Chiang Dao / Doi Inthanon / Doi Pa Chang / Phu Kradung / Doi Musso / Tenasserim)
Zizeeria maha maha ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Kamphaeng Phet) (accessed: 2021.01.30)

[ LAOS ]
Zizeeria maha maha ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 70, pl.100, figs.B9,♀,B10,♀(Un),B11,♀,B12,♀(Un). (No locality)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.108, figs.♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♀. (Xam Neua / Oudomxay)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Onodera,2009b : 37,38. (Xieng Kouang: Nam Noen / Houaphan: Phu Phan)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51.

[ VIETNAM ]
Zizera maha ; Joannis,1901 : 327. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Zizera maha argia ; Lemee,1950 : 19. (Backan)
Zizera maha ; Lemee,1950 : 19. (Hagiang / Backan)
Zizera maha ; Metaye,1957 : 90. (no loc.)
Pseudozizeeria maha ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 48, figs.2:17,♂,18,♂(Un),6:15(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Hao et al.,2004 : 9, 75, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Zizeeria maha ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 42. (Thua Thien Hue: Huong Thuy)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 52, figs.L-20,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Madagui)
Zizeeria maha maha ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 51. (N / C / S)
Pseudozizeeria maha maha ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 80. (S: Nui Cam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 8♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in fields, open land at low to moderate elevations (alt.350m - 1300m) and occasionally can also be found at parks in the town.

Literature

Kollar, V.,[1844] : Aufzahlung und Beschreibung der von Frciherrn Carl v. Hugel auf seiner Reise durch Kaschmir und das Himaleyagebirge gesammelten Insecten.
in Hugel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek.
Stuttgart, Hallbergerische Verlagshandlung 4(2):393-564, 582-585, pl.1-28.

Stradomsky, B.V.,2016 : A molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Polyommatinae (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Caucasian Ent. Bull. 12(1):145-156.

Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♂ Pseudozizeeria maha maha ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.04 - 2021.01.31.
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