Horaga onyx sardonyx  Fruhstorfer,1914

Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ Up. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ Un. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♀ Up. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by E.Ikari)
Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ Up. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ Un. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♀ Up. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Guidici)
Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ Up. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ Un. Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ genitalia Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂ genitalia
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Horaga moulmeina sardonyx Frunstorfer,1914
OD : Deut. ent. Z. Iris 28(1):33.
TL : Mt.Battak, N.E.Sumatra. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Surat Thani and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo, Bangka.

● ssp.onyx
ssp.sardonyx
Horaga onyx sardonyx map

Type Material Information

sardonyx  ; Holotype ♂, N.E.Sumatra. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Horaga onyx onyx ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Horaga onyx sardonyx ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 36, figs.82,♂,♂(Un). (Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevationas (alt.150m - 700m). It is frequently found on the hilltops and occurs sympatrically with Horaga syrinx maenala in Yala. Time of male activity is different between the two species. In syrinx from about 11:00 to 14:30 while in onyx from about 15:00 to 16:00.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Neue Lycaenidae.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 28(1):33-35.


Horaga onyx sardonyx ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2021.10.31.

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