Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus  (Fruhsrtorfer,[1912])

Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Zeltus etolus maximinianus Fruhsrtorfer,[1912]
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):242.
TL : West, Nordost-Sumatra.


Distribution :
P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), W.Malaysia,
Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Bangka.
maximinianus map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Zeltus amasa maximinianus ; Pinratana,1981 : 141, pl.25, figs.4.♂,5.♀,6.♂(Un). (Ranong / Trang / Yala)
Zeltus amasa maximinianus ; Seki,1986 : 20. (Ranong)
Hypolycaena merguia skapane ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.320, figs.L386b,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Zeltus amasa maximinianus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 702, pl.321, figs.L391b,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Koh Samui)
Zeltus amasa maximinianus ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui)
Hypolycaena merguia skapane ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.341, fig.L408c,♀(center). (in part)
Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 746, pl.342, figs.L410b,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Koh Samui / Ranong)
Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 129, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan / Khlong Naka / Sai Kao WF / Than To WF)
Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 5♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.10m - 500m).

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 amasa maximinianus ♂ Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♂ Hypolycaena amasa maximinianus ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2020.07.31.
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