Polytremis kittii  Saito & Inayoshi, 2016

Polytremis kittii ♂ Up. Polytremis kittii ♂ Un. Polytremis kittii ♀ Up. Polytremis kittii ♀ Un.
♂, 1993.03.24. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.
(Holotype)
♀, 2016.05.17. Khanh Son dist., Khanh Hoa, Vietnam.
Polytremis kittii ♂ Up. Polytremis kittii ♂ Un. Polytremis kittii ♂ genitalia Polytremis kittii ♂ genitalia
♂, 2013.03.31. Dak Cheung, Sekong, Laos.
(Paratype)
♂ genitalia, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Polytremis kittii Saito & Inayoshi, 2016
OD : Butterflies 71:38-40, figs.18♂,19♂(Un),20(♂,genitalia).
TL : Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. (in coll. Y.Inayoshi)
Distribution : Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
Polytremis kittii map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 24.Mar.1993. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. K.phongpiyamit leg. (in coll. Y.Inayoshi, examined. The holotype will be preserved in NHML)
Paratypes : 4♂, Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand ; 1♂, Dak Chung, Sekong, Laos. (THNHM ; in coll. Y.Inayoshi ; K.Saito, examined)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 6♂ (Type series) ; Pua dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 1♂ (Paratype) ; Dak Cheung.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Khanh Hoa : Khanh Son dist. 1♀, 2016.05.17. T.Miyagawa (KS).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

This is the first record from Vietnam.
The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forests at high elevations (Alt. 2000 - 2200m).


Literature

Saito, K. & Inayoshi, Y.,2016 : Descriptions of four new taxa of Hesperiidae from Indochina.
Butterflies 71:36-40.


2018.07.31 - 2023.11.30.

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