Lexias albopunctata albopunctata  (Crowley, 1895)

Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Un.
♂, 2013.04.09. Sekong, Laos. ♀, Sekong, Laos.
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Symphaedra albopunctata Crowley, 1895
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6)16:437.
TL : Siam.
Distribution : S.E. & E.Thailand, Cambodia, S.Laos,
C. & S.Vietnam.

● ssp.albopunctata
ssp.borealis
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata map

Synonym

Adolias cyanipardus exarchus Fruhstorfer, 1914 : Ent. Rundschau 31(1):3. TL. Cochin China. (♀)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia cyanipardus albopunctata ; Fruhstorfer,1913 : 693. (Muak Lek)
Euthalia cyanipardus albopunctata ; Godfrey,1916 : 132. (Muak Lek, by Seitz, 9:693)
Adolias cyanipardus albopunctata ; Godfrey,1930 : 297. (Muak Lek)
Euthalia cyanipardus albopunctata ; Pinratana,1979 : 86, figs.N150,♂,♀. (Chanthaburi; Nakhon Ratchasima)
Lexias cyanipardus albopunctata ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 84, pl.61, figs.160b♂,♀. (Chanthaburi; Nakhon Ratchasima; Nakhon Nayok)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 256, fig.112,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Phu Pha Thaep; Ban Naudom)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 31. (Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Na Pho Krang; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Ban Na Lak)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 52. (Mukdahan: Nam Tok Tad Ton; Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Phung)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 462, pl.205, figs.N170a♂,♂(Un),♀. (Nakhon Ratchasima: Pak Thong Chai)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 474, pl.210, figs.N337a♂,♂(Un),♀. (Pak Thong Chai; Sam Lan WF)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Sa Kaeo; Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2022.03.24)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 116, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Sarika; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Kratching WF)

[ LAOS ]
'Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208. (list only)'
'Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46.'
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022b : 28, figs.22,♂,22v♂(Un),23,♀,23v♀(Un). (Sekong: Dak Chung)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Lexias cyanipardus albopunctata ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs.♀,♂. (Botum Sakor NP.)
Lexias albopunctata ; Onodera,2007 : 28, figs.72,♂,73,♀. (Siem Reap: Phnum Kuhlen)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Onodera,2009 : 41. (Siem Reap: Phnum Kulen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lexias albopunctata ; Vu,2003 : 57. (Phu Quoc)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 32, figs.N-100,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Nihira,2009 : 99, fig.♀. (Phu Quoc)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 41. (C: Lam Dong / S)
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):150-151, pl.76, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un),2c♀. (C: Son Thanh; Bu Gia Map; Krong Trai; Hon Ba; Cat Loc; Da Teh; Bao Lam / S: Cat Tien; Lo Go Xa Mat; La Nga; Nghia Trung; Loc Bac; Binh Chau)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Sa Kaeo : 2♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 6♂ 8♀ (incl.photo and photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♂ 2♀ (incl.photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 1♂ 1♀.
Dak Chung, 2013.04.09. 1♂ K.Phongpiyamit (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

This is the first reliable record in Laos. Previous records in Laos lacked details.
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low elevations (Alt. 50 - 400m) and frequently comes to rotten fruits that has fallen to the ground.


Literature

Crowley, P.,1895 : Description of a new Species of Symphaedra.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. Soc. (6)16:437.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Rhopaloceren von Cochinchina
Ent. Rundschau 31(1):1-3.


Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♂ Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀ Lexias albopunctata albopunctata ♀
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Laola) ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Laola)

2007.03.03 - 2023.01.31.

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