Drupadia niasica biranta  (Riley,1942)

Drupadia niasica biranta ♂ Up. Drupadia niasica biranta ♂ Un. Drupadia niasica biranta ♀ Up. Drupadia niasica biranta ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Marmessus scudderii biranta Riley,1942
OD : Entomologist 75(4):88.
TL : Langkawi Is.
Distribution : P.Thailand, Langkawi.

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, 1939.i.15. Langkawi Is., Malay Penisula. J.N.Eliot (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Drupadia niasica scudderii ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 676, pl.309, figs.L328,♂,♀[♂],♀[♂];(Un),♀. (Kampuan / Krabi)
Drupadia niasica scudderii ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 714, pl.326, figs.L352,♂,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un),♀. (Kampuan / Krabi)
Drupadia niasica biranta ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 107, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Tarutao Is)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is rare in lowland montane forest. There is a possibility to be found other subspecies, ssp.scudderii from north of Phetchaburi and ssp.perlisa from Yala.

Literature

Riley, N.D.,1942 : New Lycaenidae from the Malay Peninsula.
Entomologist 75(4):88-89.

Drupadia niasica biranta ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2019.12.31.
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