Curetis freda  Eliot,1959

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

ON : Curetis freda Eliot, 1959
OD : Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8):377-378, text-fig.4a,
pl.10, fig.10(PT,♂).
TL : Perak, Malay Pen.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Phang Nga and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra.
Curetis freda map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Jul.-Aug.1895. Perak. (NHML) ; Allotype ♀, Malay Pen. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Curetis freda ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 46, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To WF.)
Curetis freda ; Küppers & Janikorn,2020 : 134-135, figs.Abb.L-063-064. (Phang Nga)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forests at low elevation (Alt. 300 - 450m). Males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Eliot, J.N.,1959 : New or little known Butterflies from Malaya.
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8) : 369-391, 1pl, 7 text-figs.

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


1999.05.24 - 2023.09.30.