Jamides caeruleus somnuki  Kimura & Saito,2014

Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Un. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Un. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Up. Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ♂ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♂, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Jamides caeruleus somnuki Kimura & Saito,2014
OD : In The Butterflies of Thailand. Based on Yunosuke KIMURA Collection 2:174,
figs.‰(HT),‰(HT,Un),‰(PT),‰(PT,Un),Š(PT),Š(PT,UN).
TL : Doi Pha Hom Pok, Chiang Mai. N.Thailand (♂, RIEB).
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1989.iv.8. Doi Pha Hom Pok, Fan, N.Thailand. Y.Kimura leg. (RIEB)
Paratypes ; 4♂ 1♀ (RIEB).
1♂, 1976.iv.10. Doi Inthanon. Y.Kimura leg ; 1♂, 1976.iv.4. Kao Soi Dao. Y.Kimura leg ;
Tam Chiang Dao : 1♂, 1977.ii.21. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki leg ; 1♂ 1♀, 1982.iii.25. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki leg.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Jamides coerulea ; Godfrey,1930 : 324. (Me Wong)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Pinratana,1981 : 58. (Chanthaburi) (in part)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 576, pl.261, figs.L121,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 598, pl.271, figs.L146,♂(right),♂(right,Un). (in part)
Jamides caeruleus somnuki ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 174, figs.♂(HT),♂(HT,Un),♂(PT),♂(PT,Un),♀(PT),♀(PT,Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Tam Chiang Dao / Doi Inthanon / Kao Soi Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.111, fig.♂. (Vang Vieng)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52.

[ VIETNAM ]
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.3:6♂,7♂(Un),6:21(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Hao et al.,2004 : 10. (Cuc Phuong)
Jamides caeruleus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 56, fig.L-47,♂. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)
Jamides caeruleus caeruleus ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 25, fig.L-47♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Jamides caeruleus somnuki ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 53. (N: Thanh Hoa / C: Nghe An / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is found locally and less common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.400m - 1000m).

Literature

Kimura, Y., T. Aoki, S. Yamaguchi, Y. Uemura, & T.Saito,2014 : The Butterflies of Thailand. Based on Yunosuke KIMURA Collection vol.2. Lycaenidae.
Mokuyosha. (245pp)

2021.03.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.