Anthene emolus goberus  (Fruhstorfer,1916)

Anthene emolus goberus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus goberus ♂ Un. Anthene emolus goberus ♀ Up. Anthene emolus goberus ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Pattani, Thailand.
Anthene emolus goberus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus goberus ♂ Un. Anthene emolus goberus ♀ Up. Anthene emolus goberus ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Trang, Thailand.
Anthene emolus goberus ♂ Up. Anthene emolus goberus ♂ Un. Anthene emolus goberus ♀ Up. Anthene emolus goberus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Lycaenesthes emolus goberus Fruhstorfer,1916
OD : Zool. Meded. 2(2):97.
TL : N.Borneo.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Tioman, Singapore, Borneo.

● ssp.emolus
ssp.goberus
Anthene emolus map

Synonym

Nacaduba klanga Corbet,1938 : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87(5):142. TL. Malay Pen. (♀)


Type Material Information

klanga ; Holotype ♀, 1929.iv.21. Ampang Forest Reserve, Selangor, Malay Peninsula.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Anthene emolus goberus ; Tite,1966 : 259. (Siam)
Anthene emolus goberus ; Pinratana,1981 : 70, pl.11, figs.13,♂,14,♂(Un). (Ranong; Yala)
Anthene emolus goberus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 588, pl.266, figs.L158b♂,♀,♀(Un). (Khao Panom Bencha; Narathiwat)
Anthene emolus goberus ; Les Day,2011 - : Butterflies of Koh Samui, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.07.14)
Anthene emolus goberus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 612, pl.277, figs.L181b♂,♀,♀(Un). (Khao Panom Bencha; Narathiwat)
Anthene emolus goberus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 152, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Tarutao Is; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 7♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 4♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 12♂ 2♀ (incl.photo and photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is very common in montane and secondary forests at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 700m).
The populations in Peninsular Thailand are not so clearly distinguished from nominotypical subspecies as Kimura et al.,2014 pointed out. Further taxonomic study is needed.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1916 : Uebersicht der Indo-Australischen Lycaenesthes-Formen
Zool. Meded. 2(13):96-102.

Corbet, A.S.,1938 : A Revision of the Malayan species of the Nacaduba group of Genera (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87(5):125-146, pl.1.

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 goberus ♂ Anthene emolus goberus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.07.11 - 2021.09.30.

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