Mycalesis perseus cepheus  Butler, 1867

Mycalesis perseus cepheus ♂ Up. Mycalesis perseus cepheus ♂ Un. Mycalesis perseus cepheus ♀ Up. Mycalesis perseus cepheus ♀ Un.
♂, Narathiwat, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Mycalesis cepheus Butler, 1867
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3)20:402, pl.9, figs.3,4.
TL : Penang.
Distribution : Andamans, P.Thailand, Langkawi, W.Malaysia,
Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Kangean, Bali, Lombok,
Sumbawa, Sumba, Flores.

● ssp.tabitha
ssp.cepheus
Mycalesis perseus cepheus map

Synonym

Mycalesis perseus f.prasias Fruhstorfer, 1911 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:343. TL. (?)Java.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Aoki & Yamaguchi,1984 : 47-48, fig.19,♂. (Ranong: Ranong; Phuket: Phuket; Satun: Satun; Yala: Ban Betong)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Pinratana,1988 : 21, pl.23, figs.51b♂,♀(Un). (Chumphon; Yala)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 266, pl.105, figs.S57b♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Mycalesis mineus macromalayana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.106, figs.S58b♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Uémura,2010 : 4. (Ranong)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies. fig.(Un). (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (in part) (accessed: 2022.06.17)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 266, pl.105, fig.N92b♂(Un,right). (in part)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 177-178, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kaper WF; Ranong Hot Spring; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 267, figs.Abb.S-116-117. (Phang Nga)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in secondary and montane forest at low moderate elevations (alt.30m - 350m).


Literature

Butler, A.G.,1867 : Descriptions of new or little-known species of Asiatic Lepidoptera.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3)20:399-405, 2 pls.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1911 : 4. Familie: Satyridae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
337-344. (9.May.1911)


1998.12.05 - 2022.06.30.

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