Spindasis lohita senama  (Fruhstorfer, 1912)

Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Up. Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Un. Spindasis lohita senama ♀ Up. Spindasis lohita senama ♀ Un.
♂, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand. ♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand.
Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Up. Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Un. Spindasis lohita senama ♀ Up. Spindasis lohita senama ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand.
Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Up. Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Un. Spindasis lohita senama ♀ Up. Spindasis lohita senama ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand.

ON : Aphnaeus lohita senama Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):219.
TL : N.Sumatra.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), Langkawi,
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Belitung.
● ssp.himalayanus
ssp.senama
Spindasis lohita senama map

Synonym

Spindasis lohita milleri Corbet, 1940 : Entomologist. 73:42. TL. Langkawi Islands.


Type Materials Information

milleri  ;
Holotype ♂, Langkawi Islands. J.V.Miller ; Allotype ♀, 17.Apr.1928. Langkawi Islands. H.M.Pendlebury.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Spindasis lohita senama ; Pinratana,1981 : 112, pl.20, fig.9,♂(Un). (Krabi; "Nakhon Ratchasima"; Trang)
Spindasis lohita senama ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 596, pl.270, figs.L176b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Krabi)
Spindasis lohita senama ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs.♂,♀,['♀'](Un). (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.10.04)
Spindasis seliga seliga ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, fig.['♀'](Un). (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.10.04)
Cigaritis lohita senama ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 624, pl.283, figs.L201b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Krabi)
Spindasis lohita senama ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 147, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ka Chong; Tarutao Is; Hadjaai)
Cigaritis syama terana ; Küppers & Janikorn,2020 : fig.Abb.L-335. (Phang Nga) (in part)
Cigaritis lohita senama ; Küppers & Janikorn,2020 : 191-192, figs.Abb.L-337-340. (Phang Nga)
Spindasis lohita senama ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2023- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Nakhon Si Thammarat; Yala) (accessed: 2023.05.31)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 5♂ 10♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 2♀ (photo and photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane and secondary forests at low elevations (Alt. 10 - 400m). Both sexes visit flowers. Males are territorial on undergrowth at forest edeges.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1912 :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

Corbet, A.S.,1940 : Revisional notes on Malayan Rhopalocera.
Entomologist 73:39-43.

Balint, Zs., Heath, A., Katona, G., Kertesz, K. & Safian, Sz.,2017 : Male secondary sexual characters in Aphnaeinae wings (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Opusc. Zool. Budapest 48(1):27-34.


Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Spindasis lohita senama ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Spindasis lohita senama ♂ Spindasis lohita senama ♀
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2023.09.30.

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