Rachana jalindra burbona  (Hewitson,[1878])

ON : Myrina burbona Hesitson,[1878]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae Suppl.:24, pl.3a, fig.95.
TL : Sumatra.

Distribution : P.Thailand, Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra.
jalindra burbona map

Records taken from Literature

Tajulia jalindra ; Godfrey,1930 : 342. (Ranong: Klawng Kampuan)
Eliotia jalindra burbona ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 692, pl.316, figs.L371b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Koh Tarutao)
Rachana jalindra burbona ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Rachana jalindra burbona ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 734, pl.336, figs.L393b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Koh Tarutao)
Rachana jalindra burbona ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 121. (by literature)
Rachana jalindra burbona ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Surat Thani)

Specimens Examined

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (sighting).
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The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations. Male is occasionally found on the hilltops.


Hewitson, W.C.,1863-1878 : Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae.
London, van Vorst. x+229pp. and 14a-14h, Suppl. 1-47; pls. (108, numbered;)
1-85, 88-92, 3a,3b,3c, Suppl.I-VII, Ia, Ib, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, Va, Vb. In 8 parts.

Rachana jalindra burbona ♂
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2010.02.15 - 2020.05.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.