Spindasis syama terana  (Fruhstorfer, 1912)

Spindasis syama terana ♂ Up. Spindasis syama terana ♂ Un. Spindasis syama terana ♀ Up. Spindasis syama terana ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Spindasis syama terana ♂ Up. Spindasis syama terana ♂ Un. Spindasis syama terana ♀ Up. Spindasis syama terana ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Aphnaeus syama terana Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):217.
TL : Perak ; N.Sumatra.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra.

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

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Spindasis syama terana ; Pinratana,1981 : 112, pl.20, fig.6(Un) ; pl.32, figs.2,♂,3,♀,4,♂(Un). (Narathiwat; Yala)
Spindasis syama terana ; Seki,1986 : 18. (Ranong)
Spindasis syama terana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 596, pl.269, figs.L175b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Yala)
Spindasis syama terana ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.10.04)
Cigaritis syama terana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 624, pl.282, figs.L200b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Yala)
Spindasis syama terana ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 147, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Hat Supin; Ban Tung Tong; Thung Wa)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 5♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane and secondary forest at low elevations (Alt.150m - 450m).


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1912 :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

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 terana ♂ Spindasis syama terana ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2021.10.31.

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