Curetis felderi  Distant, 1884

Curetis felderi ♂ Up. Curetis felderi ♂ Un. Curetis felderi ♂ Up. Curetis felderi ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Curetis felderi Distant, 1884
OD : Rhop. malayana : 203, pl.22, fig.26,♀ ; pl.24, fig.3,♂.
TL : Malay Pen. (NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Satun; Yala), W.Malaysia, Aur,
Borneo, Sumatra.
Curetis felderi map


Curetis santana gabrieli Corbet, 1937 : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)6(12):229. TL. Pahang, Malay Pen. (♂, NHML)

Type Materials Information

gabrieli ;
Holotype ♂, 24.Mar.1929. Bentong Forest Reserve, Pahang, Malay Peninsula. A.S.Corbet (NHML)
Allotype ♀, Oct.1920. Negri Sembilan, Cape Rachado Lighthouse, Malay Peninsula. S.Harding (Selangor Museum)

Records taken from Literature

'Curetis felderi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 554, pl.250, figs.L55,♂(Malaysia),♂(Un,Malaysia).'
'Curetis felderi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 568, pl.257, figs.L80,♂(Malaysia),♂(Un,Malaysia).'
Curetis felderi ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 47, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Thung Wa)

Specimens Examined

Yala : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forests at low elevation (Alt. 350 - 450m). Males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 :
Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Corbet, A.S.,1937 : A revision of the Malayan species of Curetis Hübner (Lepidoptera-Lycaenidae)
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)6(12):224-233.

Eliot, J.N.,1990 : Notes on the Genus Curetis Hübner (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae)
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 41(4):201-225.

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