Hypolycaena erylus himavantus  Fruhstorfer,[1912]

Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Hypolycaena erylus himavantus Fruhstorfer,[1912]
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):237.
TL : Assam.



Distribution :
Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.
himavantus map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Hypolycaena erylus ; Godfrey,1916 : 141.
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 984. (Siam)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Godfrey,1930 : 348. (Thailand)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 58-60, pl.9, figs.63,♂, 64,♂(Un), 65,♀, 66,♀(Un), Textfig.26,♂genitalia. (Bangkok / Li / Mae Hoi)
Hypolycaena erylus indicus ; Kawazoé,1964 : 147. (N: Ping Kong ; Ban Tak)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Pinratana,1981 : 140, pl.24, figs.16,♂,17,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Chanthaburi / Kao Yai / Lampang / Nakhon Nayok)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.161,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep ; Phu Pha Phung)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39-40. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Huay Sing ; Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum / Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai ; Ban Na Pho Krang ; Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Kaeng Tana ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan ; Kaeng E-Keow)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 56. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Hin Khan ; Phu Ma No Rom ; Phu Huai Sing / Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 67, fig.95,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai ; Umphang)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 700, pl.320, figs.L387a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khieo / Pattaya)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 744, pl.341, figs.L409a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khieo / Pattaya)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 128, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Chiang Dao / Doi Suthep / Thung Saleng Luang / Phu Khiewo / Saraburi / Kao Yai / Nakohn Nayok / Thoen / Wan Nam Khiewo / Kao Soi Dao / Pliewn WF / Kratching WF / Kao Khiewo / Bang Phra / Bangkok / Erawan WF / Sai York Noi / Kanchanaburi / Kaeng Krachang)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages (Phitsanulok / Sa Kaeo / Rayong / Chanthaburi / Trat)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 76, col.pl.15,♂ ; pl.108, figs.A3,♂,A4,♂(Un). (Tha Ngone / Luang Prabang / Vang Vieng / Phatong)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.126, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Oudomxay / Nam Tha / Vientiane)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Thabok / Namdhua / Thabeng / Thakhek)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Onodera,2009b : 40,41,43. (Bolikhamxai: Thabok; Phon Si / Khammouan: Nacay)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 58-60, pl.9, fig.63,♂, 64,♂(Un), 65,♀, 66,♀(Un), Textfig.26,♂genitalia. (Puok)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs.♂,♂(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Onodera,2007 : 26, fig.99♀. (Rattanakiri: Ou Chum)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 984. (Tonkin)
Hypolycaena himavantus ; Lemee,1950 : 21. (Hagiang)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Metaye,1957 : 88. (N)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Metaye,1958b : 175. (Dong Nai: Ben Nom)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.5:4,♂,5,♂(Un),7:39(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Lien,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Hao et al.,2004 : 11, 81, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Huong Thuy)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 65, figs.L-131,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me ; Gung Re ; Madagui / Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Nihira,2009 : 100, fig.f3,♂(Un). (Phu Quoc)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 79. (S: Nui Cam / Nui Coto / Nui Ket)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 68. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 5♂ 8♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is very common in montane forest and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1000m).

Literature

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.

Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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