Parthenos sylvia lilacinus  Butler, 1879

Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂ Up. Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂ Un. Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♀ Up. Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂ Up. Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂ Un. Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♀ Up. Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Parthenos lilacinus Butler, 1879
OD : Trans. linn. Soc. Lond.,(2)Zool. 1(8):544.
TL : Malacca ; Penang.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia.
● ssp.sylla
ssp.lilacinus
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Pendlebury,1923 : 40. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Tai Sai River; Khao Ram; Khao Luang; Lan Saka)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Godfrey,1930 : 288. (Bangnara; Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Godfrey,1932a : 269. (P)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Pinratana,1979 : 65, fig.N114b♂. (Ranong; Yala)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 68, pl.42, fig.121b♂. (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 418, pl.183, figs.N126b♂,♂(Un). (Krabi)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2020.09.24)
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 428, pl.187, figs.N292b♂,♂(Un). (Krabi)
Parthenos sylla lilacinus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 96, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phang Nga; Ban Tung Tong; Kao Luang; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Sri Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.30m - 800m). Both sexes visit flowers and males occasionally come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Butler, A.G.,1879 : The Butterflies of Malacca.
Trans. linn. Soc. Lond., (2)Zool. 1(8):533-568, pl.68,69.


Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂ Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Parthenos sylvia lilacinus ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

2007.03.20 - 2022.12.26.

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