Dacalana penicilligera  (de Nicéville,1890)

Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Up. Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Un. Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Up. Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Up. Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Un. Dacalana penicilligera ♂ genitalia Dacalana penicilligera ♂ genitalia
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Arrhenothrix penicilligera  de Nicéville,1890
OD : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 3:337, pl.28, fig.214,♂.
TL : Khasi Hills.
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Type Material Information

Type 1♂, Sylhet. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 107, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dacalana vidura ; Godfrey,1916 : 140. (Prae: Me Song forest) (in part)
Dacalana penicilligera ; Godfrey,1930 : 341-342. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Dacalana penicilligera ; Pinratana,1981 : 126, pl.23, fig.4♂(Un) ; pl.32, figs.7♂,8♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / "Nakhon Nayok") (in part)
Dacalana penicilligera ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 111, figs.♂(Doi Suthep),♂(Doi Suthep,Un),♀(Doi Suthep),♀(Doi Suthep,Un). (Doi Suthep) (in part)

[ LAOS ]
Dacalana penicilligera penicilligera ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.124, fig.♂. (Lak Sao)
Dacalana penicilligera ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ VIETNAM ]
Dacalana penicilligera ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy)
Dacalana penicilligera ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 65. (C / S: Tay Ninh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (alt. 900m - 1200m) : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations and is often rested under the leaves.

Literature

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1890 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon. A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume III (Lycaenidae).
Calcutta Central Press 4 to : xii + 503 pp, frontispiece, pls.25-29.

Sheela, S., D. Das, S.K. Shah & K. Chandra,2019 : The Type Specimens in the National Zoological Collection Lepidoptera.
Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. 342 pp.

Dacalana penicilligera ♂ Dacalana penicilligera ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2020.01.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.