Spialia galba chenga  Evans, [1957]

Spialia galba chenga ♂ Up. Spialia galba chenga ♂ Un. Spialia galba chenga ♀ Up. Spialia galba chenga ♀ Un.
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul) ♀, Lampang, Thailand.
Spialia galba chenga ♂ Up. Spialia galba chenga ♂ Un.
♂, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : Spialia galba chenga Evans, [1957]
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 12(9):750.
TL : Kiung-Chow, Hainan. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
Hainan.
● ssp.shanta
ssp.chenga
Spialia galba chenga map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Hesperia galba ; Godfrey,1916 : 143. (Muak Lek)
Hesperia galba ; Godfrey,1930 : 367. (Muak Lek; Pak Jong; Kanburi: Kao Tok)
Spialia galba ; Pinratana,1985 : 47, pl.17, fig.84. (Kanchanaburi; Chonburi)
Spialia galba ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 772, pl.355, figs.H101,♀,♀(Un). (Mae Ya WF.)
Spialia galba chenga ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 51, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Spialia galba ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 822, pl.379, figs.H98,♀,♀(Un). (Mae Ya WF.)
Spialia galba chenga ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Nakhon Ratchasima; Sa Kaeo; Saraburi) (accessed: 2022.12.20)
Spialia galba ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Spialia galba ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 80, pl.112, figs.A11,12. (Tha Ngone; Pakse; Luang Prabang; Tha Dua)
Spialia galba galba ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 222, pl.137, fig.♀. (Lak Sao)
Spialia galba chenga ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 58.

[ VIETNAM ]
Hesperia galba ; Metaye,1957 : 78.
Spialia galba ; Devyatkin,2000 ; 201. (S: Khanh Hoa)
Spialia galba ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 7, figs.H-47,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Phan Thiet)
Spialia galba ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 75. (C: Khanh Hoa; Lam Dong / S: Binh Thuan: Phan Thiet)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Lampang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in grass field, open land and secondary forest at low elevations (Alt. 50m - 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.


Spialia galba chenga ♀ Spialia galba chenga ♀
♀, Lampang, Thailand.

1999.09.04 - 2022.12.26.

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