Catapaecilma major emas  (Fruhstorfer,[1912])

Catapaecilma major emas ♂ Up. Catapaecilma major emas ♂ Un. Catapaecilma major emas ♀ Up. Catapaecilma major emas ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Catapaecilma major emas ♂ Up. Catapaecilma major emas ♂ Un. Catapaecilma major emas ♀ Up. Catapaecilma major emas ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Catapoecilma (sic) elegans emas Fruhstorfer,[1912]
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):235.
TL : Malay Pen.
Distribution : P.Thailand, W.Malaysia, Singapore.

Synonym

Catapoecilma (sic) major tyana Fruhstorfer,1915 : Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 11(7/8):221. TL. Malayishce Halbinsel.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Catapaecilma elegans emas ; Godfrey,1930 : 346-347. (Surat Thani: Kao[Koh] Samui)
Catapaecilma elegans emas ; Godfrey,1932a : 273. (Peninsula)
Catapaecilma major emas ; Pinratana,1981 : 114. not fig. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Catapaecilma major emas ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 662, pl.302, figs.L310b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Catapaecilma major emas ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui)
Catapaecilma major emas ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 700, pl.320, figs.L334b,♂,♂(Un). (Nakhon Si Thammarat) (in part)
Catapaecilma major emas ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 95, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂. (Sai Kao WF / Than To WF)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 7♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in lowland montane forest. Male makes a territory at open place around forest edge from 12:30 to 14:00.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1912] :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1915 :
Das mannliche Copulationsorgen als Hilfsmittel zum Artnachweis in der Gattung Catapoecilma Butl. (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae).
Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 11(7/8):220-222, 2 figs.

Catapaecilma major emas ♂ Catapaecilma major emas ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Catapaecilma major emas ♂ Catapaecilma major emas ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2019.10.31.
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