Nacaduba russelli  Tite,1963

Nacaduba russelli ♂ Up. Nacaduba russelli ♂ Un.
♂, 1987.03.23. Yala, Thailand.

ON : Nacaduba russelli Tite,1963
OD : Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13(4):72, text-figs.1-3.
TL : Malay Pen. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, [Singapore], Borneo.
Nacaduba russelli map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Rh.16616, 1959.06.14. Upper Gombak River, Ulu Gombak, Malaya. Major A.Bedford Russell. (NHML)
Allotype ♀, Rh.16617, 1938.12.22. Nee Soon, Singapore. J.N.Eliot. (NHML)
Paratypes : 1♂, 1959.06.28. as holotype ; 1♀, Penang Hill. Adams.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Nacaduba russelli ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 606, pl.274, figs.L162,♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Nacaduba russelli ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 157. (by literature)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : Than To dist., 1987.03.23. 1♂ Y.Inayoshi (YI)
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Notes
The specimen showing above is the first and only known record from Thailand until now.
The butterfly is rare in montane forest at low elevations (alt.450m).

Literature

Tite, G.E.,1963 : A Synonymic List of the Genus Nacaduba and Allied Genera (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13(4):69-116, 91 tf, 2 pls.

1999.07.11 - 2021.05.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.