Pratapa deva lila  Moore,[1884]

Pratapa deva lila ♂ Up. Pratapa deva lila ♂ Un. Pratapa deva lila ♀ Up. Pratapa deva lila ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Pratapa deva lila ♂ Up. Pratapa deva lila ♂ Un. Pratapa deva lila ♀ Up. Pratapa deva lila ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Pratapa deva lila ♂ Up. Pratapa deva lila ♂ Un. Pratapa deva lila ♀ Up. Pratapa deva lila ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Pratapa lila Moore,[1884]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):529, pl.49, fig.9,♂.
TL : Silhet, E.Bengal.
Distribution : Nepal, N.India to Myanmar, Andaman, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Synonym

Camena deva angada Fruhstorfer,[1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):206. TL. N.India.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Pratapa deva ; Godfrey,1932b : 327-328. (Chaiyaphum: Naung Bua Deng)
Pratapa deva lila ; Pinratana,1981 : 127, pl.23, figs.8♂,9(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chiang Rai / Nakhon Phanom / Sakon Nakhon)
"Pratapa deva lila ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 681, pl.311, fig.L343,♂(Laos)."
"Pratapa deva lila ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 720, pl.330, fig.L367a,♂(Laos)."
Pratapa deva lila ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 112, figs.♂(Wiang Pa Pao),♂(Wiang Pa Pao,Un),♀(Doi Suthep),♀(Doi Suthep,Un). (Doi Suthep / Wiang Pa Pao) (in part)
Pratapa deva lila ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Chiang Mai / Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Pratapa deva lila ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.124, fig.♂. (Lak Sao)
Pratapa deva lila ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55, pl.21, figs.Ly-222,♀,♀(Un). (Phonsavan)

[ VIETNAM ]
Pratapa deva lila ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 65, fig.L-122,♂[♀]. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Pratapa deva lila ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 66. (by literature)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♂ 6♀ (incl.photo & photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 7♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations and is frequently found on the hilltops. Male makes a territory on the tree canopy.

Literature

Moore, F.,[1884] : Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):521-535, pls.48-49.

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.

Pratapa deva lila ♂ Pratapa deva lila ♀
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Pratapa deva lila ♂ Pratapa deva lila ♀
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Pratapa deva lila ♂ Pratapa deva lila ♂
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2021.01.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.