Spialia galba shanta  Evans, [1957]

Spialia galba shanta ♂ Up. Spialia galba shanta ♂ Un. Spialia galba shanta ♂ Up. Spialia galba shanta ♂ Un.
♂, 1984.03.11. Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, 1984.03.12. Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Spialia galba shanta Evans, [1957]
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (12)9:750.
TL : Hsipaw, S.Shan States. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar (N. & S.Shan States),
N.W.Thailand.
● ssp.shanta
ssp.chenga
Spialia galba chenga map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Spialia galba shanta ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 39, figs.123,♂,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂ ; Mae Hong Son dist.
1♂, 1984.03.11. Y.Inayoshi (YI) ; 2♂, 1984.03.12. Y.Inayoshi (YI)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The population from Mae Hong Son seems to be ssp.shanta. New to Thailand.
The butterfly is locally not rare in grass field, open land and secondary forest at low elevations (Alt. 300m - 450m).


Literature

Evans, W.H.,[1957] : Revisional Notes on the Hesperiidae of Europe, Asia and Australia.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (12)9(106):749-752.

de Jong, R.,1978 : Monograph of the Genus Spialia Swhinhoe (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae).
Tijdschr. Ent. 121(3):23-146.


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