Hypolycaena amasa amasa   Hewitson,[1865]

amasa ♂ Up. amasa ♂ Un. amasa ♂ Up. amasa ♂ Un.
‰, 1994.03.20. Umphang, Tak, Thailand. ‰, 1996.03.16. Ko Chang, Trat, Thailand.
amasa ♂ Up. amasa ♂ Un. amasa ♂ Up. amasa ♂ Un.
‰, 1983.03.03. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 1993.08.29. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Hypolycaena amasa  Hewitson,[1865]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:51, 2:pl.22, figs.19,20.
TL : India.



Distribution :
S.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,
  Hainan, S.China.
amasa map

Synonym

Papilio etolus  Fabricius,1787 : Mantissa Ins. 2:66. TL. Indiis. (homonym)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Zeltus etolus ; Godfrey,1916 : 141. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chonburi: Dong Rek hills)
Zeltus etolus etolus ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (North)
Zeltus etolus etolus ; Godfrey,1930 : 348.
  (Prae / East: Muak Lek / Chonburi: Sriracha / West: Klong Pong Kapo)
Zeltus amasa maximinianus ; Reeves,1966 : 19. (Khao Yai)
Zeltus amasa maximinianus ; Reeves,1967a : 127. (Khao Yai)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Pinratana,1981 : 141, pl.24, fig.13Š ; pl.25, figs.1‰,2Š,3‰(Un).
  (Chiang Mai / Chanthaburi / Chonburi / Nakhon Nayok)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.162,‰. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 40.
  (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak / Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Kaeng E-Keow)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 67, fig.96‰. (Umphang: Tha Sai)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.72‰. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 702, pl.321, fig.391a,‰,‰(Un) ;
  pl.320, [ fig.386b,Š,Š(Un), as Hypolycaena merguia skapane ]. (Chiang Mai / Phrae)

[ LAOS ]
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 76, col.pl.15,‰ ; pl.108, figs.A5‰,A6‰(Un),A7Š,A8Š(Un).
  (Luang Prabang / Pakse / Vang Vieng)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.126, figs.‰,‰(Un). (Thateng)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Thabok / Namdhua)
Hypolycaena amasa amasa ; Onodera,2009b : 40,41. (Bolikhamxai: Thabok / Khammouan: Nacay)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : fig.Š,Š(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Hypolycaena amasa ; Onodera,2008 : 58,61. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Hypolycaena amasa ; Onodera,2009 : 67, figs.‰,‰(Un). (Siem Reap: Phnum Kulen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Zeltus etolus ; Moulton,1923 : 131. (Pulo Condore)
Zeltus etolus ; Lemee,1950 : 20-21. (Hagiang / Backan)
Zeltus etolus etolus ; Metaye,1958b : 175.
  (Dong Nai: Ben Nom ; Dinh Quan / Lam Dong: Col du Da Troun / North: Hagiang ; Backan)
Zeltus amasa amasa ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.5:6Š,7Š(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Hypolycaena amasa ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Phong Dien; Bach Ma)
Hypolycaena amasa amasa ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 68, figs.L-134,‰,Š. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Hypolycaena amasa amasa ; Nihira,2009 : 100, fig.f1‰. (Phu Quoc)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.   1984.03.13   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Ten Doi.      1991.10.30   1‰   P.Sukkit       (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.    1993.02.10   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.    1993.02.11   2‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Mae Hong Son.     1991.11.14   2‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.              1992.11.18   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1987.01.29   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.03   3‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.07   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.         1987.02.01   1‰   A.Wakaumi      (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.         1983.03.02   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.      1994.05.01   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1992.01.10   2‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1991.06.--   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1993.08.29   12‰  Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1993.09.24   2‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Tak, Umphang.             1993.03.20   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Tak, Umphang.             1994.03.21   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Tak, Umphang.             1994.06.08   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.      1983.03.25   4‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.      1983.03.26   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.      1983.03.27   3‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Trat, Ko Chang.                 1996.03.13   1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)

Notes
Literature

Fabricius, J.C.,1787 : Mantissa Insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericis,
differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus.
Copenhagen, Christ. Gottl. Proft 8vo 1:xx+348pp ; 2:[2]+382pp

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.

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