Penthema darlisa merguia  Evans,1924

Penthema darlisa merguia ♂ Up. Penthema darlisa merguia ♂ Un. Penthema darlisa merguia ♀ Up. Penthema darlisa merguia ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Penthema darlisa merguia ♂ Up. Penthema darlisa merguia ♂ Un. Penthema darlisa merguia ♀ Up. Penthema darlisa merguia ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by L.Day) ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Penthema binghami merguia Evans,1924
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 29(4):900.
TL : Khaddem, Mergui. (NHML)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand.

Synonym

Penthema darlisa miyashitai Okano,1986 : Tokurana 11(3):2, 4,fig.1 ; 5,fig.2 ; 7,fig.5. TL. Ranong.


Type Materials Information

merguia : Syntype ♂, Khaddem, Mergui. 1922.Apr.1. Evans. (NHML. examined.)
miyashitai :
Holotype ♂, Ranong, S.Thailand. 1986.Feb.17. (in coll. Okano. examined.)
Allotype ♀, Ranong, S.Thailand. 1985.Mar. (in coll. Okano. examined.)
Paratypes ; 8♂ 1♀, Ranong, S.Thailand. 1985.Mar-Apr, 1986.Mar. (in coll. Okano. examined.) ; 1♂, Ranong, S.Thailand. (NHML. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Penthema darlisa near ssp.cooperi ; Pinratana,1988 : 19, pl.21, fig.44b,♂. (Ranong / Surat Thani)
Penthema darlisa merguia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 262, pl.103, fig.S50b,♂,♂[♀]. (Ranong / Surat Thani)
Penthema darlisa merguia ; Uémura,2010 : 3. (Kao Poh Ta)
Penthema darlisa merguia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Nakhon Si Thammarat)
Penthema darlisa merguia ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 160, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♂ (photo by I.Sa-ar).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 4♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici & S.Chir).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Evans, W.H.,1924 : The identification of Indian butterflies, Part.IV.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 29(4):890-907, 5 pls.

Okano, K.,1986 : Two New Subspecies of Butterflies from Thailand.
Tokurana 11(3):1-8, 5 figs.

Penthema darlisa merguia ♂ Penthema darlisa merguia ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Penthema darlisa merguia ♂ Penthema darlisa merguia ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by S.Chir) ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by I.Sa-ar)

1998.12.28 - 2019.02.28.

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