Leptotes plinius   (Fabricius,1793)


ON : Hesperia plinius  Fabricius,1793
OD : Ent. syst. 3(1):284.
TL : "Indiis"
Distribution : Sri Lanka to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
Vietnam, Hainan, China, Formosa, Malay Pen. to E.Australia, Bismarks,
Solomons, New Hebrides, Mariana, Palau.


Synonyms

* Polyommatus lybas  Godart,[1824] : in Ency, meth. 9(Ins.)(2):655. TL. Timor.
Lycaena hyrcanus  C.Felder,1860 : Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40(11):455.  TL. Amboina.
Lycaena pseudocassius  Murray,1873 : Ent. mon. Mag. 10:126.  TL. E.Australia.
* Tarucus leopardus  Schultze,1910 : Philippine J. Sci. 5:161, pl.1, fig.9. TL. Luzon.
Syntarucus manusi  Rothschile,1915 : Novit. zool. 22:390-391.  TL. Manus, Admiralty.
Tarucus plinius plutarchus  Fruhstorfer,[1922] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:893, pl.153b.  TL. N.Sulawesi.
Tarucus plinius celis  Fruhstorfer,[1922] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:893.  TL. E.Sulawesi.
Tarucus plinius zingis  Fruhstorfer,[1922] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:893.  TL. Buton.
Tarucus plinius juvenal  Fruhstorfer,[1922] : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:893.  TL. Batjan.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tarucus plinius ; Godfrey,1916 : 137. (Prae: Mae Song Forest)
Syntarucus plinius ; Godfrey,1927 : 125. (North)
Syntarucus plinius ; Godfrey,1930 : 319-320. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chiang Rai / Bangkok)
Syntarucus plinius ; Pinratana,1981 : 55, pl.8, figs.15‰,16Š,17‰(Un).
  (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Bangkok / Chonburi / Kanchanaburi / Nakhon Ratchasima)
Syntarucus plinius ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 257, fig.179Š. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep)
Syntarucus plinius ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 34. (Mukdahan: Phu Huay Sing ; Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum)
Syntarucus plinius ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.75‰. (Umphang: Tha Sai ; Umphang)
Syntarucus plinius ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.59‰. (Nan: Mae Charim)
Leptotes plinius ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 572, pl.259, fig.L111,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un).
  (Kanchanaburi / Bangkok / Chiang Rai: Wiang Pa Pao)

[ LAOS ]
Syntarucus plinius  ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 71, pl.102, figs.A1‰,A2‰(Un).
  (Tha Ngone / Vientiane / Vang Vieng / Phatong)
Syntarucus plinius ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.110, figs.‰,‰(Un),Š. (Vang Vieng / Xiang Khouang)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Leptotes plinius ; Onodera,2008 : 61,60,fig. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Leptotes plinius ; Onodera,2009 : 63. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)

[ VIETNAM ]
Tarucus plinius ; Lemee,1950 : 19. (Backan)
Tarucus plinius ; Metaye,1957 : 90. (no loc.)
Syntarucus plinius plinius ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 56, figs.L-42,‰,Š.
  (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Gung Re ; Madagui / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.   1984.03.13       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.    1993.02.10   1‰       P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Chiang Rai, Doi Mae Salong.     1991.02.11       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1987.01.29   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.07   7‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1986.03.14   3‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.         1983.03.04   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.         1983.03.05   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Inthanon.       1983.04.05       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1991.04.     1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Kanchanaburi, Sai Yok Noi.      1983.03.30   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Cham Pasak, Paksong.            1996.03.25   4‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

Notes
Literature

Fabricius, J.C.,1793 : Entomologia systematica emedata et aucta. secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.
3(1): [iv] + 488 pp. Copenhagen. C.G.Proft.

Felder, C.,1860 : Lepidopterorum Amboinensium a Dre L. Doleschall annis 1856-1868 collectorum species novae, diagnostibus collustratae.(1) Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40(11):(447)448-462.

Murray, R.P.,1873 : Description of a new Japanese species of Lycaena, and change of name of L. cassioides, Murray.
Ent. mon. Mag. 10:126.

Rothschild, L.W.,1915 : On the Lepidoptera in the Tring Museum
sent by Mr. A. S. Meek from the Admirality Island, Dampier, and vulcan Islands.
Novit. zool. 22(3):387-402.

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