Mantoides gama maga  (Corbet,1948)

Mantoides gama maga ♂ Up. Mantoides gama maga ♂ Un. Mantoides gama maga ♀ Up. Mantoides gama maga ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 2016.04.11. Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

ON : Jacoona gama maga Corbet,1948
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)17(7/8):96.
TL : Burma. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Rh.15091, Burma. (NHML) ; Allotype ♀, Rh.15082, Burma. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mantoides gama maga ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 37, figs.101,♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : Thong Pha Phum dist. 2016.04.11. 1♀, Y.Inayoshi (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The female specimen illustrated above is the first record in Thailand.
The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.800m - 1100m). Male makes a territory on the trees.

Literature

Corbet, A.S.,1948 : Revisional Notes on Oriental Lycaenidae: I.
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 17:93-97.2+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Mantoides gama maga ♀ Mantoides gama maga ♀+♂
♀, 2016.04.11. Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀+♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mantoides gama maga ♂ Mantoides gama maga ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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