Jacoona anasuja nigerrima  Corbet,1948

Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Un. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Un. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Un. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Un.
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Un. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Up. Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Luang Phabang, Laos.

ON : Jacoona anasuja nigerrima Corbet,1948
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)17(7/8):96.
TL : Maymyo, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Jacoona anasuja ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Jacoona anasuja ; Godfrey,1930 : 342. (Chiang Mai) (in part)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Pinratana,1981 : 133, pl.23, fig.17,♂(Un) ; pl.32, figs.14,♂,15,♀. (Chiang Mai) (in part)
Ticherra acte liviana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.307, fig.L323b,♀(Un). (in part)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 692, pl.316, fig.L372a,♀, (Chiang Mai) (in part)
Mantoides gama gama ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.317, figs.L375,♀,♀(Un). ("Trang" [loc.err.])
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 :736, pl.337, figs.L394,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai) (in part)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 121, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Tha Ton / Doi Suthep)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Chaiyaphum / Nakhon Nayok / Sa Kaeo / Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 76, pl.107, figs.B7,♂,B8,♂(Un). (Luang Prabang)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218. pl.125, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Vientiane / Xaignabouri / Lak Sao)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Laksao)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ VIETNAM ]
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 37-38, figs.104,♂,♂(Un),105,♀,♀(Un). (C: Lam Dong / Dak Lak)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 3♂ 2♀ (incl.photo by K.Yano, T.Aoyama and S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Luang Phabang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.400m - 1300m) and is frequently found on the hilltops. Male makes a territory on the trees and is often rested under the leaves.

Literature

Corbet, A.S.,1948 : Revisional Notes on Oriental Lycaenidae: I.
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 17:93-97.

Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♀+♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀+♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂ Jacoona anasuja nigerrima ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.20 - 2020.05.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.