Spindasis syama peguanus  (Moore,1884)

Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Un. Spindasis syama peguanus ♀ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Un. Spindasis syama peguanus ♀ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Un. Spindasis syama peguanus ♀ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Un. Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Up. Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂ (ab.), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ genitalia Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ genitalia Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ genitalia Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ genitalia
♂ genitalia, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Aphnaeus peguanus Moore,1884
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):26.
TL : Magaree, Pegu, Burma.
Distribution : Nepal, India to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.

● ssp.peguanus
ssp.sepulveda
ssp.terana
Spindasis syama peguanus map

Synonym

Aphnaeus orissanus Moore,1884 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):27. TL. Sonakhala ; Bhatpara, Orissa.


Type Material Information

orissanus (label: orissana) ; 1♂ Type, 19.Apr.1883. Sonakhara, Orissa. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 178, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Aphnaeus syama peguana ; Godfrey,1916 : 138. (Bnagkok)
Spindasis syama peguana ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Godfrey,1930 : 341. (Prae: Me Song forest; Chiang Rai; Chonburi: Sriracha; Bangkok)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Kawazoé,1964 : 143-144, pl.6, figs.47,♂,48,♂(Un),Textfig.14,♂genitalia. (C: Sara Buri)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Pinratana,1981 : 112, pl.20, figs.4,♂,5,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Kanchanaburi; Loei; Sakon Nakhon; Saraburi; Uthai Thani)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.152,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Phung; Phu Huay Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Pha Taem; Kaeng Tana)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 37, 39. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Nam Tok Kham Cha I; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huai Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66-67, fig.89,♂. (Umphang)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.67,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Spindasis vulcanus tavoyanus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.268, fig.L170,♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 596, pl.269, figs.L175a♂,♂(Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Chiang Mai; Chanthaburi; Trat)
Cigaritis syama peguanus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 624, pl.282, figs.L200a♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chanthaburi; Trat)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 147, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Bang Salok; Mae Klang Nam Tok; Phu Kradung; Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo; Thoen; Doi Musso; Kaen Chai; Sai Yok Noi; Kanchanaburi; Kuwai Yai)
Cigaritis syama peguanus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs.,Early Stages. (Ratchaburi; Chachoengsao; Sa Kaeo; Chiang Mai; Phetchabun; Sukhothai) (accessed: 2021.10.04)
Cigaritis syama peguanus ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 75, pl.106, figs.A11,♀,12,♀(Un). (Pakse; Nam Moh)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.122, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀. (Luang Phrabang; Thateng; Lak Sao)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Thakhek; Nhahin; Laksao)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Spindasis syama ; Onodera,2007 : 22, fig.87,♀. (Rattanakiri: Poy)

[ VIETNAM ]
Aphnaeus syama peguana ; Godfrey,1919 : 469. (S: Daban)
Aphnaeus syama latipicta ; Metaye,1958b : 175. (Dong Nai: Ben Nom)
Spindasis syama peguanus ; Luong et al.,2004 : 10, 78, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Spindasis syama ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Phong Dien)
Spindasis syama latipicta ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 61, figs.L-102,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Cigaritis syama peganus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 56. (C / S)
Spindasis syama latipicta ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 79. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Coto)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 10♂ 9♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 8♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 2♂ 2♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.150m - 1200m). Male makes a territory at open place around forest edge at early morning before dawn and evening about 4:30 p.m. to sunset.


Literature

Moore, F.,1884 : Descriptions of some New Asiatic Lepidoptera; chiefly from Specimens contained inthe Indian Museum, Calcutta.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):16-52.

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 syama peguanus ♂ Spindasis syama peguanus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Spindasis syama peguanus ♂ Spindasis syama peguanus ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis syama peguanus ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2021.10.31.

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