Jamides caeruleus caeruleus  (H.Druce,1873)

Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Un. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♀ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Un. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♀ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Trang, Thailand.

ON : Cupido caeruleus H.Druce,1873
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873(2):349, pl.32, fig.6,♂.
TL : Borneo.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra.

Synonym

Lampides bochides de Nicéville,1891 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):367-368, pl.F, fig.15,♂. TL. S.E.Borneo (♂, NZC).


Type Material Information

bochides : Type ♂, "S.E.Burma" [recte S.E.Borneo] (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 119, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Pinratana,1981 : 58, pl.9, figs.8♂,9♀,10♂(Un). (Ranong / Yala) (in part)
Jamides elpis pseudelpis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 576. pl.261, figs.L122,[♂,♂(Un). (Than To)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 598, pl.271, figs.L146,♂(left),♂(left,Un). (in part)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 174, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Than To WF)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2021- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2021.04.21)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 11♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.50m - 700m).

Literature

Druce, H.,1873 : A List of the Collections of Diurnal Lepidoptera made by Mr.Lowe in Borneo, with Descriptions of new Species.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873(2):337-361, 2 pls.

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1891 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):341-398.

Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.07.11 - 2021.04.30.
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