Sithon nedymond nedymond  (Cramer, 1780)

Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂ Up. Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂ Un. Sithon nedymond nedymond ♀ Up. Sithon nedymond nedymond ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂ Up. Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂ Un. Sithon nedymond nedymond ♀ Up. Sithon nedymond nedymond ♀ Un.
♂, Narathiwat, Thailand. ♀, Narathiwat, Thailand.

ON : Papilio nedymond Cramer, 1780
OD : Uitl. Kapellen 4(25-26a):19, pl.299, figs.E♂,F♂(Un).
TL : 'Coromandel' [Sumatra]
Distribution : P.Thailand (Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat),
W.Malaysia, {Singapore}, Sumatra, Java.
● ssp.ismarus
Sithon nedymond nedymond map


Thecla chitra Horsfield, [1828] : Descr. Cat. lepid. Ins. (1):97-98, pl.1, fig.5,♀(Un). TL. E.Java.
Sithon nedymond megabates Fruhstorfer, [1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):226. TL. N.Sumatra.
Sithon nedymond anaximander Fruhstorfer, [1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):226-227. TL. W.Sumatra.

Records taken from Literature

Sithon nedymond nedymond ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 718, pl.328, figs.L426b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Yala)
Sithon nedymond nedymond ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 766, pl.352, figs.L447b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Yala)
Sithon nedymond nedymond ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 144, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To WF.)
Sithon nedymond nedymond ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2023.10.22)

Specimens Examined

Pattani : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 3♀ (incl. photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low elevations (Alt. 200 - 400m).


Cramer, P.,1780 :
Uitlandsche Kapellen. voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en bescreeven.
Amsterdam. Baalde, and Utrecht, Wild. 4(25-26a):1-28, pl.289-304.

Horsfield, T.,1828-1829 :
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects contained in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company, illustrated by coloured figures of new Species and of the Metamorphosis of Indian Lepidoptera, with introductory Observations on a general arrangement of this Order of Insects.
London. Parbury, Allen and Co., 2 parts.

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.

Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂ Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Sithon nedymond nedymond ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

2010.04.15 - 2023.10.31.

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