Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus  Evans,1925

Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Up. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Un. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♀ Up. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Lampang, Thailand.
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Up. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Un. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Up. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Un.
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Up. Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus Evans,1925
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 30(4):758.
TL : Tavoy, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
S.Vietnam.
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Aphnaeus vulcanus ; Godfrey,1916 : 138. (Chonburi: Sriracha)
Spindasis vulcanus taboyana ; Godfrey,1930 : 340-341. (Chiang Rai: Phar Mieng; Chonburi: Sriracha)
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyana ; Pinratana,1981 : 111, pl.20, fig.1♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son; Lampang; Prae)
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 594, pl.268, figs.L170,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Cigaritis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 622, pl.281, figs.L195,♀,♀(Un). (Phu Rua; Doi Phu Kha; Phu Khieo)
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 145, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Mae Hong Son; Phu Khiewo)
Cigaritis vulcanus tavoyanus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Saraburi; Phetchabun) (accessed: 2021.10.04)
Cigaritis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Cigaritis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2008b : 52-53, figs.7♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Attapeu)
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53, pl.16, figs.Ly-104,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (45km east of Attapeu)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Spindasis vulcanus ; Onodera,2007 : 20,22,25, figs.88♂,89♀. (Stung Treng: Sangkum Andet; Rattanakiri: Poy)

[ VIETNAM ]
Cigaritis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 56. (S: Binh Phuoc)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 4♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lamphun : 1♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane dry forest at moderate elevations (Alt.350m - 1100m). Male makes a territory on the undergrowth inside forests and openland around forests at 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Literature

Evans, W.H.,1925 : The Identification of Indian Butterflies. Part VIII.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 30(4):756-776, 1 pl.

Balint, Zs., A.Heath, G.Katona, K.Kertesz & Sz.Safian,2017 : Male secondary sexual characters in Aphnaeinae wings (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Opusc. Zool. Budapest 48(1):27-34.


Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Lampang, Thailand.
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♀
♂ (territorial behavior), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Lamphun, Thailand.
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♂ Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ♀
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2021.10.31.

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