Drupadia scaeva cooperi  (Tytler,1940)

Drupadia scaeva cooperi ♂ Up. Drupadia scaeva cooperi ♂ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

ON : Biduanda melisa cooperi Tytler,1940
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42(1):123.
TL : Maymyo, Burma. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Anisakan, Maymyo, Burma. 1926.Sep.14. (G.Cooper). (NHML)
Paratype 1♂, Nong Khai Ploy [near Sriracha, S.E.Thailand], 1914.Apr.21. (E.J.Godfrey) (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Biduanda melisa ; Godfrey,1916 : 141. (Nong Khai Ploi)
Biduanda cyara ; Riley & Godfrey,1921 : 187. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Biduanda cyara ; Godfrey,1930 : 344. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Biduanda melisa ; Godfrey,1930 : 344. (Chonburi: Sriracha)
Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Cowan,1974 : 343. (Prae: Me Song / Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap)
Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Pinratana,1981 : 124, not fig. (Chonburi / Prae)
Drupadia scaeva ssp. ; Pinratana,1981 : 124, pl.34, figs.9♂,10♀ ; pl.35, figs.5♀(Un),6♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
"Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 676, pl.309, figs.L330a,♀(Laos),♀(Un,Laos)."
Drupadia scaeva melisa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 676, pl.309, figs.L330b,♂,♂(Un),♀(right). (in part)
"Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 714, pl.327, figs.L354a,♀(Laos),♀(Un,Laos)."
Drupadia scaeva melisa ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 714, pl.327, figs.L354b,♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 108. (by literature)
Drupadia scaeva melisa ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 108, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wan Nam Khiewo / Khao Soi Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.124, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Lak Sao)
Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ VIETNAM ]
Drupadia scaeva ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong)
Drupadia scaeva ssp. ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 64, figs.L-114,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Drupadia scaeva cooperi ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 65. (C: Thua Hien Hue; Lam Dong / S: Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chanthaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
It is a tendency the female red patch on the upper side is getting smaller towards north to south. Especially, examples from S.E.Thailand have very small red patch, However, it is variable even in the same locality. Further research is needed for continental populations.

Literature

Tytler, H.,1940 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies chiefly from Burma. Part.2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:109-123.

1999.07.18 - 2019.12.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.