Miletus gigantes  (Nicéville, 1894)

Miletus gigantes ♀ Up. Miletus gigantes ♀ Un.
♀, Narathiwat, Thailand.

ON : Gerydus gigantes Nicéville, 1894
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 63(1):23-24, pl.4, figs.1,♂,13,♀.
TL : Battak Mountains, N.E.Sumatra. (NZC)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Songkhla and Southward), W.Malaysia,
Sumatra.
Miletus gigantes map

Type Material Information

Type 1♂, 2.Aug.1893. Battak Mountains, Sumatra. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 132, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Miletus gigantes ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 542, pl.245, figs.L30,♂,♀,♂(Un). ('Koh Tarutao'; Narathiwat; Songkhla)
Miletus gigantes ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 556, pl.251, figs.L54,♂,♀,♀(Un). ('Koh Tarutao'; Narathiwat; Songkhla)
Miletus gigantes ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 37. (by literature)
Miletus gigantes ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2022- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.09.28)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 1♀ (incl.photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations.


Literature

Nicéville, L.de.,1894 : On new or little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2.63(1):1-59, pls.1-5.

Eliot, J.N.,1961 : An analysis of the genus Miletus Hübner (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Bull. Raffles Mus. 26:154-177.

Eliot, J.N.,1986 : A review of the Miletini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 53(1):1-105, 108 figs.


Miletus gigantes ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2010.05.15 - 2022.09.30.

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