Drupadia scaeva melisa   (Hewitson,[1869])

Drupadia scaeva melisa ♀ Up. Drupadia scaeva melisa ♀ Un.
Š, 1987.03.17. Ko Tarutao, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Myrina melisa  Hewitson,[1869]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae Suppl.: 6. [not fig.]
TL : Maulmain, Burma. (BMNH)



Distribution : S.Myanmar, Thailand. [Tarutao, Langkawi]
Drupadia scaeva melisa map

Type Material Information

Lectotype ‰, S.Moulmein, Burma. designated by Cowan,1974. (BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Drupadia scaeva melisa ; Cowan,1974 : 344. (South)
[ Drupadia scaeva melisa ; Pinratana,1981 : 124. not fig. (Yala) ]
Drupadia scaeva melisa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 676, pl.309, fig.L330b,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un),Š. (Kanchanaburi)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.    1987.03.17    1Š   Y.Inayoshi (YI)

Notes
The taxa from Tarutao and Langkawi is not typical melisa. It seems intermediate form between melisa and scaeva.
Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1863-1878 : Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae.
London, van Vorst. x+229pp. and 14a-14h, Suppl. 1-47; pls. (108, numbered;)
1-85, 88-92, 3a,3b,3c, Suppl.I-VII, Ia, Ib, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, Va, Vb. In 8 parts.

Y.Inayoshi & K.Saito, 1999.07.18 - 2010.05.15.