Seseria affinis kirmana  (Plötz, 1885)

ON : Tagiades kirmana Plötz, 1885
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 29:231-232.
TL : Malacca.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Seseria affinis kirmana map


Satarupa affinis var.cognata Distant, 1886 : Rhop. malayana : 385, pl.35, fig.17. TL. Perak, Malaysia.(♂)

Records taken from Literature

Seseria affinis kirmana ; Pinratana,1985 : 37, pl.13, figs.61,♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Seseria strigata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.348, figs.H74,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (in part)
Seseria affinis kirmana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 760, pl.348, figs.H75,♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Seseria affinis kirmana ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 41, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Muang Shone; Than To WF.)
Seseria affinis kirmana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 812, pl.373, figs.H73,♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Seseria affinis kirmana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala; Narathiwat) (accessed: 2023.06.08)
Seseria affinis kirmana ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 77, figs.Abb.H-072-074. (Phang Nga)


The butterfly is uncommon in montane forests at low elevations (Alt. 150 - 400m). Males come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Plötz, C.,1885 : Neue Hesperiden des Indischen Archipels und Ost Africa's aus der Collection des Herrn H.Ribbe in Blasewitz-Dresden, gesammelt von den Herren: C.Ribbe auf Celebes, Java und den Aru-Inseln; Kunstler auf Malacca (Perak); Kuhn auf West-Guinea (Jekar); Menger auf Ceylon. Berl. enz. Z. 29:225-232.

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

1999.07.31 - 2023.06.30.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.