Penthema darlisa merguia   Evans,1924


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


Synonym

Penthema darlisa miyashitai  Okano,1986 : Tokurana 11(3):2, 4,fig.1 ; 5,fig.2 ; 7,fig.5. (syn.nov / 1998.12.28)


Type Materials Information

merguia : Syntype ‰, Khaddem, Mergui. 1922.Apr.1. Evans. (BMNH. examined.)
miyashitai :
Holotype ‰, Ranong, S.Thailand. 1986.Feb.17. (in coll. Okano)
Allotype Š, Ranong, S.Thailand. 1985.Mar. (in coll. Okano)
Paratypes ;
8‰ 1Š, Ranong, S.Thailand. 1985.Mar-Apr, 1986.Mar. (in coll. Okano)
1‰, Ranong, S.Thailand. (BMNH. 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,‰,‰[Š]. (Ranong / Surat Thani)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Ranong, Muang Chone.  1984.03.27   3‰        Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.  1984.03.29   2‰        Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.  1988.03.29        1Š   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.  1988.03.30   1‰        Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.  1988.04.01        1Š   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.  1987.04.16   1‰        Y.Inayoshi (YI)

Notes
Literature

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

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

1998.12.28 - 2010.07.15.