Jamides abdul abdul  (Distant, 1886)

Jamides abdul abdul ♂ Up. Jamides abdul abdul ♂ Un. Jamides abdul abdul ♂ Up. Jamides abdul abdul ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by RIEB)
Jamides abdul abdul ♂ Up. Jamides abdul abdul ♂ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by RIEB)

ON : Lampides abdul Distant, 1886
OD : Rhop malayana :456-457, pl.44, fig.22,'♀' [recte ♂].
TL : Malay Pen. (♂, MNHU)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Phang Nga and Southward),
W.Malaysia, {Singapore}, Bangka, Natuna.
Jamides abdul abdul map


Lampides marakata Nicéville, 1890 : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 3:174. TL. Perak, Malay Pen. (♂)

Type Material Information

abdul ; Holotype ♂, Malacca. (MNHU) ; Takanami,1989 : 26, figs.A19a(HT,♂),19b(HT,♂Un.).

Records taken from Literature

Jamides abdul abdul ; Pinratana,1981 : 59, pl.10, figs.5,♀,6,♂(Un). (Yala)
Jamides abdul abdul ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 578, pl.262, figs.L126,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Yala; Phang-nga)
Jamides abdul abdul ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 600, pl.272, figs.L151,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Yala; Phang-nga)
Jamides abdul abdul ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 176, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Kao Luang; Than To WF.)

Specimens Examined

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ (photo by RIEB).
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Yala : 2♂ (photo by RIEB and K.Yano).
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The butterfly is uncommon in montane forests at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 300 - 700m).


Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Nicéville, L.de,1890 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.
A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume III (Lycaenidae).
Calcutta Central Press 4 to : xii + 503 pp, frontispiece, pls.25-29.

Takanami, Y.,1989 : On Some Type Specimens of Lycaenidae from South East Asia (Lepidoptera)
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 40(1):23-80.

Schröder, S. & Saito, K.,2019 :
New subspecies of Jamides abdul from the Philippines and Indonesia, with a nomenclatorial note concerning Jamides poliaemus (Pagenstecher,1884) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Butterflies 82:30-39.

1999.07.11 - 2023.05.31.

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