Hypolycaena kina kina  Hewitson,[1869]

Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Up. Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Un. Hypolycaena kina kina ♀ Up. Hypolycaena kina kina ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Up. Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Un. Hypolycaena kina kina ♀ Up. Hypolycaena kina kina ♀ Un.
♂, Chian Mai, Thailand. ♀, Bolikhamxai, Laos.
Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Up. Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Un. Hypolycaena kina kina ♀ Up. Hypolycaena kina kina ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Hypolycaena kina Hewitson,[1869]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:Suppl. 13, 2:Suppl., pl.5, figs.32,♂,33,♀(Un),34,♀.
TL : Darjeeling.



Distribution :
Nepal, India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China.
kina map

Synonym

Hypolycaena cachara Moore,[1884] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):527, pl.49, fig.6. TL. N.Cachar Hills.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Chliaria kina kina ; Pinratana,1981 : 142, pl.25, figs.8.♂,9.♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Tak)
Chliaria kina kina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 702, pl.320, figs.L389a,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Khao Khieo)
Hypolycaena kina kina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 746, pl.342, figs.L411a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Khao Hieo / Chon Buri / Ranong)
Hypolycaena kina kina ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 129, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep / Kao Soi Dao / Muang Shone / Kao Poh Ta)
Hypolycaena kina kina ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Lampang / Nan)

[ LAOS ]
Chliaria kina kina ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 76, pl.108, fig.A12,♂(Un). (Tha Ngone / Vang Vieng)
Chliaria kina kina ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.126, figs.♂,♂(Un) (Oudomxay / Lak Sao)
Hypolycaena kina kina ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55, pl.23, figs.Ly-254,♀,♀(Un). (Xieng Khouang)

[ VIETNAM ]
Chliaria kina ; Metaye,1958b : 174. (Lam Dong: Col du Da Troun)
Hypolycaena kina kina ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 29, fig.L-187.♂. (Lam Dong: Gung Re)
Hypolycaena kina kina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 68. (N / C: to Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai (alt.500m - 1600m) : 12♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 3♀ (incl.photo by K.Saito).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Oudomxai : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xaisomboun : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bolikhamxai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.400m - 1600m).

Literature

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.

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

Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Hypolycaena kina kina ♂
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.
Hypolycaena kina kina ♂ Hypolycaena kina kina ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2020.06.30.
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