Lampides boeticus  (Linnaeus, 1767)

Lampides boeticus ♂ Up. Lampides boeticus ♂ Un. Lampides boeticus ♀ Up. Lampides boeticus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Lampides boeticus ♂ Up. Lampides boeticus ♂ Un. Lampides boeticus ♀ Up. Lampides boeticus ♀ Un.
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767
OD : Syst. nat. (ed.12) 1(2):789.
TL : 'Barbaria'
Distribution : W.Europe, Africa, Indo-Australia
and West Pacific Islands.
Lampides boeticus map

Synonyms

Papilio damoetes Fabricius, 1775 : Syst. Ent. :526. TL. "nova Hollandia" [Java].
* Papilio coluteae Fuessly, 1775 : Verz. bekannt. Schweiz. Ins. :31, figs.2,2.
Papilio archias Cramer, 1777 : Uitl. Kapellen 2(16):129, pl.181, fig.C(Un). TL. Surinamen.
Papilio pisorum Fourcroy, 1785 : Ent. paris. 2:242. TL. France.
Hesperia boetica Fabricius, 1793 : Ent. syst. 3(1):280. TL. Europa australi ; India.
Lycaena boetica var.armeniensis Gerhard, 1882 : Berl. ent. Z. 26:125-126. TL. Krasnowodsk.
Polyommatus bagus Distant, 1886 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)17:532. TL. Province Wellesley, Malay Pen.
Lampides boeticus ab.grisescens Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:335.
Lampides boeticus ab.caerulea Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.typicafasciata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.typicamarginata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.caerulea Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.caeruleafasciata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.caeruleamarginata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.clara Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.clarafasciata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.claramarginata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.fusca Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.fuscafasciata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.fuscamarginata Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:336.
Lampides boeticus ab.major Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:337.
Lampides boeticus ab.minor Tutt, 1907 : Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2:337.
Lycaena boetica albovittata  Oberthür, 1910 : Etud. Lep. comp. 4:156.
Lycaena boetica ecaudata Oberthür, 1910 : Etud. Lep. comp. 4:157.
* Polyommatus yanagawensis Hori, 1923 : Ins. World 27:233.
Lampides obsoleta Evans, 1925 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 30(2):351. TL. Andamans.
* Lampides fusca de Sagarra y Castellarnau, 1926 : Bull. Inst. catal. Hist. nat. (2)6:136.
* Lycaena ab.minor Pionneau, 1928 : Misc. Ent. 31(5):50.
* Lampides infuscata de Sagarra y Castellarnau, 1932 : Mus. barcin. Scient. nat. Op. 14:166.
* Lampides ab.kawachensis Hirose, 1933 : Trans. Kansai ent. Soc. 2:36, fig.4. TL. Nagase-mura, Kawachi.
* Lampides anamariae Gomez Bustillo, 1973 : Revta Lep. 1(1-2):30.
Lampides candidus Wu, 2016 : Records of Butterflies in Anhui Province 176, fig.699,♂,700,♂(Un). TL. Ma On Shan, Anhui, China. (unavailable name)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Polyommatus boeticus ; Godfrey,1916 : 138. (Bangkok)
Lampides boeticus ; Godfrey,1930 : 320. (Chiang Rai; S: Bangnara; Bangkok)
Lampides boeticus ; Shirôzu & Saigusa,1962 : 67, pl.11, fig.79,♀, 80♀(Un). (Chieng Mai)
Lampides boeticus ; Pinratana,1981 : 55, pl.8, figs.18,♂,19,♀,20,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Lampang; Songkhla)
Lampides boeticus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 257, fig.180,♀. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Phung)
Lampides boeticus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 34. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Lampides boeticus ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.77,♂. (Umphang)
Lampides boeticus ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.55,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Lampides boeticus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 574, pl.259, figs.L112,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi; Chiang Mai)
Lampides boeticus ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs.♂,♀,['♂'](Un). (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.02.26)
Lampides boeticus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 594, pl.269, figs.L137,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi; Chiang Mai)
Lampides boeticus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 178, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Doi Ang Khaan; Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon; Doi Phu Kha; Phu Khiewo; Kao Chamao; Doi Musso; Thoen; Kanchanaburi; Bangkok; Kao Poh Ta; Sonkhla; Tarutao Is.)
Lampides boeticus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Pathum Thani; Bangkok; Phetchaburi; Yala) (accessed: 2023.09.19)
Lampides boeticus ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)
Lampides boeticus ; Küppers & Janikorn,2020 : 156, figs.Abb.L-168-169. (Phang Nga)

[ LAOS ]
Lampides boeticus ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 71, pl.102, figs.A3,♂,A4,♂(Un),A5,♀,A6,♀(Un). (Vientiane; Tha Ngone; Luang Prabang; Phatong)
Lampides boeticus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.110, figs.♂,♀(Un). (Vientiane; Thateng)
Lampides boeticus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52.
Lampides boeticus ; Onodera,2022 : 79, pl.209, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Xiengkhouang: Muang Kham)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Lampides boeticus ; Kosterin,2019 : 94, fig.31(Un). (Koh Kong)
Lampides boeticus ; Kosterin,2019b : 29. (Mondulkiri)
Lampides boeticus ; Chartier & Kosterin,2022 : 121. (Battambang; Koh Kong; Mondulkiri)

[ VIETNAM ]
Polyommatus boeticus ; Joannis,1901 : 327. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Polyommatus boeticus ; Lemée,1950 : 19. (Hagiang; Hanoi)
Polyommatus boeticus ; Metaye,1957 : 91. (C / S)
Lampides boeticus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 48, figs.2:25,♂,6:18(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Lampides boeticus ; Luong et al.,2004 : 10, 76, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Lampides boeticus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Bach Ma)
Lampides boeticus boeticus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 53, fig.L-37,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Gung Re)
Lampides boeticus boeticus ; Nihira,2009 : 100. (Phu Quoc)
Lampides boeticus boeticus ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 25, fig.L-37♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Madagui; Bin Thuan: Dong Thien; Phan Thiet)
Lampides boeticus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 52. (N / C / S)
Lampides boeticus ; Saito et al.,2017 : 79. (S: Nui Cam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂ 1♀ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 12♂ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 9♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanphaeng Phet : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bangkok : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ (incl. photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane and secondary forests at low to high elevations (Alt. 50 - 2200m). Both sexes visit flowers and males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Linnaeus, C.,1767 : Systema naturae. Editio duodecima, reformata.
Stockholm 1(2):533-1327 + [16] pp.

Fabricius, J.C.,1775 : Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, descriptionibus, observationibus.
Flensbvrgi et Lipsiae, Libraria Kortii 8vo :[i-xxx] + 832pp.

Cramer, P.,1775-1780 :
De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America. Papillons exotiques des trois parties du monde l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amerique.
Amsteldam, S.J.Baalde; Barthelemy Wild and J. Van Schoonhoven & Comp.
1(1/7):i-xxx, 1-16, 1-132, pls.1-84 ([31 December]1775), (8):133-155, pls.85-96 (1776); 2(9/16):1-151, pls.97-192 (1777); 3(17/22):1-128, pls.193-264 (1779), (23/24):129-176, pls.265-288 (1780); 4(25/26):1-28, pls.289-304 (1780)

Fourcroy, A.F.,1785 : Entomologia parisiensis, sive catalogus Insectorum, etc.
Ent. Paris. 2:233-544.

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.

Gerhard, B.,1882 : Lepidopterologisches.
Berl. ent. Z. 26:125-128.

Distant, W.L.,1886 : Contributions to a Knowledge of Malayan Entomology. Part V.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)17:530-532.

Tutt, J.W.,1907-1908 : A Natural History of British Butterflies vol.II.
x, 495pp, 28 pls, London, Elliot Stock.

Oberthür, C.,1910 : Notes pour servier a etablir la faune Francais et Algerienne des Lepidopteres.
Etud. Lep. comp. 4:1-638.

Evans, W.H.,1925 : The Identification of Indian Butterflies. Part VI.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 30(2):322- 351, 2 pls.

Wu S. et Ma X.,2016 : Records of Butterflies in Anhui Province.
Time Publishing & Media Co.


Lampides boeticus ♂ Lampides boeticus ♀
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀ (laying egg), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lampides boeticus ♂ Lampides boeticus ♂
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.04 - 2024.04.30.

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