Horaga chalcedonyx ssp.  

Horaga chalcedonyx ssp. ♂ Up. Horaga chalcedonyx ssp. ♂ Un. Horaga chalcedonyx ssp. ♂ genitalia Horaga chalcedonyx ssp. ♂ genitalia
♂, 2014.06.27. Surat Thani (Koh Samui), Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Surat Thani (Koh Samui), Thailand.

ON : Horaga chalcedonyx ssp.
OD :
TL :
Distribution : Thailand (Koh Samui).

Records taken from Literature

Horaga chalcedonyx malaya ; Les Day,2014- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Horaga chalcedonyx ssp. ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 35, figs.79,♂,♂(Un). (Koh Samui)

Specimens Examined

Surat Thani : Koh Samui dist., 2014.06.27. 1♂ L.Day (YI)
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The species is found by Mr. Les Day on 27.vi.2014 in Koh Samui and hitherto only this specimen has been known in Thailand.
Up is the same as ssp.malaya, However, discal band on the UnH is outwardly wide greenish silvery-edged and darker ground color. More specimens are needed to classify this population.


Eliot, J.N.,1986 : The Horaga albimacula Complex (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae)
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 36(3):107-111.

Horaga chalcedonyx ssp. ♂
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Samui), Thailand. (photo by L.Day)

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.