Nacaduba pavana vajuva  Fruhstorfer,1916

Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♂ Up. Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♂ Un. Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♀ Up. Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♂ Up. Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♂ Un. Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♀ Up. Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.

ON : Nacaduba pavana vajuva Fruhstorfer,1916
OD : Zool. Meded. 2(14):108-109.
TL : Siam. (NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam,
Langkawi.
Nacaduba pavana vajuva map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 913. (Siam)
"Nacaduba vajuva ; Godfrey,1930 : 321. (Chiang Rai)"
"Nacaduba pavana ; Godfrey,1930 : 321. (Prae: Me Song forest)"
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Pinratana,1981 : 62, pl.10, fig.14,♂(Un) ; pl.31, figs.18,♀,19,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Nacaduba hermus swatipa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.263, figs.L131b♂,♂(Un). ("Ranong; Yala")
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 582, pl.263, figs.L131b♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Les Day,2011 - : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.05.12)
Nacaduba hermus swatipa ; Les Day,2011 - : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.05.12)
Nacaduba pavana vajuna ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 604, pl.273, figs.L158,♂,♂(Un). (Trat; Ranong)
Nacaduba pavana vajuna ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 157, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Kao Khiewo; Kao Saverb; Khlong Naka; Tarutao Is.)

[ LAOS ]
"Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 72, not fig. (list only)"
"Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, not fig. (list only)"
"Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52."

[ VIETNAM ]
Nacaduba pavana ; Metaye,1957 : 90. (no loc.)
Nacaduba pavana ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; Huong Thuy)
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 40, fig.L-154,♂. (Lam Dong: Madagui)
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 28, fig.L-144,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Nacaduba pavana vajuva ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 53. (C: Thua Thien Hue to Lam Dong / S: Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Trat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 2♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not uncommon in montane forest at low elevation (Alt.50m - 300m).
The records from N.Thailand need to be re-examined. Hitherto, no confirmed record from Laos. Further distributional research is needed.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1916 : Revision der Gattung Nacaduba auf Grund der Morphologie der Generationsorgane
Zool. Meded. 2(14):103-140, pl.4-5.

Tite, G.E.,1963 : A Synonymic List of the Genus Nacaduba and Allied Genera (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13(4):69-116, 91 tf, 2 pls. London.

Eliot, J.N.,1984 : On some butterflies from Malaysia and Peninsular Thailand
Malayan Nat. J. 38(2):99-111.


Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♂ Nacaduba pavana vajuva ♂
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.11 - 2021.10.31.

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