Euchrysops cnejus   (Fabricius,1798)


ON : Hesperia cnejus  Fabricius,1798
OD : Ent. syst. Suppl. :420.
TL : India orientali.
Distribution : Sri Lanka to Myanmar, Andamans, Nicobars,
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Formosa, Japan (Okinawa),
Malay Pen. to New Guinea, New Ireland, Manus, N.E.Australia,
Fiji, Samoa.


Synonyms

Lycaena pandia  Kollar,[1844] : in Hugel, Kaschmir. 4(2):418.  TL. Massuri, Himaleya.
Lycaena patala  Kollar,[1844] : in Hugel, Kaschmir. 4(2):419-420.  TL. Massuri, Himaleya.
* Lycaena monica  Reakirt,1866 : Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 18:244.  TL. "California" (Strecker Coll.)
* Lycaena hypoleuca  Prittwitz,1867 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 28(7-9):273.  TL. (? Batany Bay, Australia.) homonym.
Lycaena samoa  Herrich-Schaffer,1869 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 30(1-3):73-74, pl.4, fig.18.  TL. Samoa.
Cupido amazara  Kirby,1871 : Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. :376. TL.biblio; replacement for hypoleuca.  TL. Australia.
Catochrysops hapalina  Butler,1883 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):148-149, pl.24, figs.2,3.  TL. Mhow, C.India. (BMNH)
Catochrysops vitiensis  Butler,1883 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)12:389.  TL. Viti Islands, Fiji.
Catochrysops trifracta  Butler,1884 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)13:194-195.  TL. Rat I, Straits of Malacca.
Catochrysops theseus  Swinhoe,1885 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885(1):131, pl.8, fig.8.  TL. Bombay.
* Plebejus luzonicus  Rober,1886 : CorrespBl. ent. Ver. Iris 1(3):60, pl.5, fig.22.  TL. Luzon.
* Euchrysops cnidus  Waterhouse & Lyell,1914 : Butt. Aust. :100.  TL. Cape York.
Euchrysops suffusus  Rothschild,1915 : Novit. zool. 22:137.  TL. Bali.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Catochrysops cnejus ; Godfrey,1916 : 137.
Euchrysops cnejus ; Godfrey,1930 : 316. (Chiang Rai / Muak Lek / Bangkok)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Pinratana,1981 : 54, pl.8, fig.9Š. (Chiang Mai / Chonburi / Kanchanaburi / Phuket)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 34, fig.99‰. (Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.76‰. (Umphang)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.54Š. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 572, pl.258, fig.L107[L108], ‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un),Š. (Trat / Rangsit)

[ LAOS ]
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 71, pl.101, figs.B3‰,B4‰(Un),B5Š,B6Š(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.110, fig.Š(Un). (Attapu)

[ VIETNAM ]
Catochrysops cnejus ; Lemee,1950 : 19. (Backan)
Catochrysops cnejus ; Metaye,1957 : 90. (No Locality)
Euchrysops cnejus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 48, figs.2:21‰,22‰(Un),6:16(‰genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 56, figs.L-40,‰,Š.
  (Lam Dong: Dambri / Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Tha Cu / Ho Chi Minh)
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; Nihira,2009 : 100. (Phu Quoc)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.   1987.01.29       1Š   Y.Inayoshi  (YI)
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.        1987.03.14   6‰ 1Š   Y.Inayoshi  (YI)
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.        1987.03.15   2‰       Y.Inayoshi  (YI)
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.        1987.03.18       1Š   Y.Inayoshi  (YI)

Notes
Literature

Fabricius, J.C.,1798 : Entomologia systematica emedata et aucta. secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.
Supplemente : [iv] + 572 pp. Copenhagen. C.G.Proft.

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.

Herrich-Schaffer, G.A.W.,1869 : Neue Schmetterlinge aus dem Museum Godeffroy in Hamburg. Erste Abtheilung: die Tagfalter.
Stett. ent. Ztg. 30(1-3):65-80, pls.1-4.

Kirby, W.F.,1871 : A synonymic catalogue of the dirunal Lepidoptera.
London. Van Voorst 8vo :iii+vii+690pp.

Butler, A.G.,1883 :
On a collection of Indian Lepidoptera received from Lieut-Colonel Charles Swinhoe; with numerous notes by the Collector.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):144-175, pl.24.

Butler, A.G.,1883 : Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from the Viti Islands.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)12:389-391.

Butler, A.G.,1884 : The Lepidoptera collected during the recent Expedition of the H. M. S. 'Challenger.' - Part II.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)13:183-203.

Swinhoe, C.,1885 : On the Lepidoptera of Bombay and the Decan.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885(1):124-148, pl.9.

Rothschild, L.W.,1915 : On Lepidoptera from the islands of Ceram (Seran), Buru, Bali and Misol.
Novit. zool. 22:105-144, 209-227.

1999.07.04 - 2010.04.30.