Zizula hylax pygmaea  (Snellen,1876)

Zizula hylax pygmaea ♂ Up. Zizula hylax pygmaea ♂ Un. Zizula hylax pygmaea ♀ Up. Zizula hylax pygmaea ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Zizula hylax pygmaea ♂ Up. Zizula hylax pygmaea ♂ Un. Zizula hylax pygmaea ♀ Up. Zizula hylax pygmaea ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Lycaena pygmaea Snellen,1876
OD : Tijdschr. Ent. 19:163-164, pl.7, fig.3.
TL : Java.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), W.Malaysia,
Tioman, Aur, Singapore, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Palawan,
Sumba, Sumbawa, Marinduque, Talaud.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Zizera gaika ; Pendlebury,1923 : 44. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Tai Sai River)
Zizera gaika ; Godfrey,1932a : 271. (P)
Zizula hylax pygmaea ; Pinratana,1981 : 51, pl.7, figs.31,♂,32,♂(Un). (Ranong / Yala)
Zizula hylax pygmaea ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 568,570, pl.257, figs.L102b,♀,♀(Un). (Khao Phanom Bencha / Than To)
Zizula hylax pygmaea ; Les Day,2011 - : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.01.30)
Zizula hylax pygmaea ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 589, pl.266, figs.L127b,♂,♂(Un). (Khao Phanom Bencha / Than To)
Zizula hylax pygmaea ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 182, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Hot Spring / Khlong Naka / Ka Chong / Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 2♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in fields, open land, wasteland and roadside around secondary forest at low elevations (alt.10m - 500m).


Literature

Pipers, M.C. & Snellen, P.C.T.,1876 : Lepidoptera van Batavia (eiland Java).
Tijdschr. Ent. 19:138-167, pl.7.


Zizula hylax pygmaea ♂ Zizula hylax pygmaea ♂
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2010.03.30 - 2021.01.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.