Sinthusa malika amata  Distant,1886

Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Up. Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Un. Sinthusa malika amata ♀ Up. Sinthusa malika amata ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Up. Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Un. Sinthusa malika amata ♀ Up. Sinthusa malika amata ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Sinthusa amata  Distant,1886
OD : Rhop. malayana : 461-462, pl.44, fig.20,♀.
TL : Penang, Malay Pen.
Distribution : Thailand, Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Tioman.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Sinthusa malika amata ; Pinratana,1981 : 146, pl.26, figs.8,♂,9,♂(Un). (Nakhon Nayok / Nakhon Sri Thammarat / Saraburi)
Sinthusa malika amata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 706, pl.323, figs.L401,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nakhon Nayok / Nakhon Si Thammarat)
Sinthusa malika amata ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 752, pl.345, figs.L424,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nakhon Nayok / Nakhon Si Thammarat)
Sinthusa malika amata ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 134, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone)
Sinthusa malika amata ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 4♂ 8♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.400m - 700m) and is frequently found at the edge of the forest. Male makes a territory on the undergrowth or the shrub.

Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Sinthusa malika amata ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Sinthusa malika amata ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Sinthusa malika amata ♂ Sinthusa malika amata ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♁, Yala, Thailand.

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