Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides  (Felder & Felder,1860)

Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Up. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Un. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Up. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Up. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Un. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Up. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Up. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Un. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Up. Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Myrina thecloides Felder & Felder,1860
OD : Wien. ent. Monats. 4(12):395.
TL : Malay Pen.



Distribution :
S.Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, W.Malaysia, Singapore,
Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Lingga, Belitung.
thecloides map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Godfrey,1930 : 347-348. (P: Khanduli)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Godfrey,1932a : 273. (P)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Pinratana,1981 : 139, pl.24, figs.12,♂,14,♂(Un). (Phang Nga / Ranong)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 700, pl.320, figs.L384,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 742, pl.340, figs.L406,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 127, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Hat Supin / Khlong Naka / Phang Nga)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chumphon)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Saito et al.,2011 : 50, figs.17A,♂,17B,♂(Un). (Kampong Spoe)

[ VIETNAM ]
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 68, figs.L-132,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 68. (C: Lam Dong / S: Dong Nai ; Kien Giang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Trat : 5♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chumphon : 1♂ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ CAMBODIA ]
Kampong Spoe : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
This is very local species. The butterfly is found in forest edge of open land and secondary forest at lowland, and is not rare in the habitats. Male makes a territory on the undergrowth and trees around forest edge at 9:30 - 11:00.

Literature

Felder, C. & R.Felder,1860 : Lepidoptera nova in paeninsula Malayica collecta diagnosibus instructa.
Wien. ent. Monats. 4(12):394-402.

Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂ Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♂
♂, Trat, Thailand.
Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀ Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides ♀
♀, Trat, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2020.06.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.