Anthene emolus emolus  (Godart,[1824])

Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Un. Anthene emolus emolus ♀ Up. Anthene emolus emolus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Phitsanulok, Thailand.
Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Un. Anthene emolus emolus ♀ Up. Anthene emolus emolus ♀ Un.
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Un. Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Un.
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Polyommatus emolus Godart,[1824]
OD : in Ency. meth. 9(Ins.)(2):656.
TL : Bengale.
Distribution : S.India, N.W.Hilamayas to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Yunnan, Hainan.

● ssp.emolus
ssp.goberus
Anthene emolus emolus map

Synonyms

Lampides balliston Hubner,[1823] : Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2:11, pl.[40], figs.229,230. TL. "Georgien"
Lycaenesthes bengalensis Moore,[1866] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):773-774, pl.41, fig.9. TL. Bengal.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lycaenesthes emolus ; Godfrey,1916 : 137. (Bangkok)
Lycaenesthes emolus emolus ; Fruhstorfer,1915-1924 : 897. (Siam)
Lycaenesthes emolus emolus ; Godfrey,1930 : 325. (Prae: Me Song forest; Chiang Rai; Chonburi: Sriracha; Bangkok)
Anthene emolus goberus ; Kawazoé,1964 : 153. (N: Ban Tak)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Pinratana,1981 : 69, pl.11, figs.10,♂,11,♀,12,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Bangkok; Chonburi; Nakhon Nayok; Nakhon Ratchasima)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 257-258, fig.187,♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Pha Phung; Phu Mu; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Non Hai)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 35. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Nam Tok Tad Ton; Ban Na Lak; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Na Pho Krang; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Kaeng Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Kaeng E-Keow; Phu Hin Dang)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan; Phu Huai Sing; Nam Tok Tad Ton; Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.84,♂. (Umphang)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 588, pl.266, fig.L158a♂,♂(Un),♂(Un). (Phrae; Trat)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 612, pl.277, figs.L181a♂,♂(Un). (Phrae; Trat)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 152, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Thung Salaeng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Mouk Leck; Saraburi; Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Kao Soi Dao; Bang Phra; Bangkok; Mae Sohd; Doi Musso; Kuwai Yai; Sai Yok Noi; Wang Keo; Kaeng Krachan)
Anthene emolus emolus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Sa Kaeo; Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2021.07.14)

Anthene emolus emolus ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Anthene emolus goberus ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 72-73, pl.12, figs.93,♂,94,♂(Un), pl.13, figs.95,♀, 96,♀(Un), Textfig.35,♂genitalia. (Thakhek)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 73, pl.104, figs.A9,♂,A10,♂(Un). (Pakse; Vang Vieng; Phatong)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.112, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Xaignabouri; Vientiane; Saravan)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 46. (Thabok; Thabeng; Thakhek)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Onodera,2009b : 41,43. (Khammouan: Nacay; Bolikhamxai: Phon Si)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Anthene emolus goberus ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 72-73, pl.12, figs.93,♂, 94,♂(Un), pl.13, figs.95,♀, 96,♀(Un), Textfig.35,♂genitalia. (Puok)
Anthene emolus ; Onodera,2007 : 23,28, fig.86,♂. (Rattanakiri: Veun Sai; Siem Reap: Phnum Kuhlen)
Anthene emolus ; Onodera,2008 : 61. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Anthene emolus ; Onodera,2009 : 67. (Siem Reap: Phnum Kulen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lycaenesthes emolus emolus ; Fruhstorfer,1915-1924 : 897. (Tonkin)
Lycaenesthes emolus ; Godfrey,1919 : 469. (S: Daban)
Lycaenesthes emolus emolus ; Metaye,1957 : 91. (N)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.3:21,♂,22,♂(Un),7:28(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Anthene emolus ; Lien,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Hao et al.,2004 : 10, 77, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 57,60, figs.L-68,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien; Phu Quoc)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Nihira,2009 : 101. (Phu Quoc)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 55. (N / C / S)
Anthene emolus emolus ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 79. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Coto; Nui Ket)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 6♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Rai : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 12♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 3♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phitsanulok : 1♀ (photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kamphaeng Phet : 3♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 4♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 4♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is very common in montane and secondary forests at low to moderate elevations (alt.20m - 1300m). Male makes a territory on the tree.

Literature

Godart, J.B.,1818-1824 : in Latreille & Godart, Encyclopedie methodique.
Histoire naturelle des insectes. volume 9. Paris :828pp.

Hubner, J.,1808-1837 : Zutrage zur Sammlung Exotischer Schmettlinge.
5 volumes in parts.

Moore, F.,[1866] : On the lepidopterous insects of Bengal.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):755-822, 3 pls.

Tite, G.E.,1966 : A Revision of the Genus Anthene from the Oriental Region (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18(8):253-275, 2 pls, 28 text-figs. London.

Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Anthene emolus emolus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Anthene emolus emolus ♂ Anthene emolus emolus ♂
♂ with lycaenina (right), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

1999.07.11 - 2021.09.30.

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