Spindasis masaeae  Seki,2000

Spindasis masaeae ♂ Up. Spindasis masaeae ♂ Un. Spindasis masaeae ♂ Up. Spindasis masaeae ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis masaeae ♂ genitalia Spindasis masaeae ♂ genitalia Spindasis masaeae ♂ genitalia Spindasis masaeae ♂ genitalia
♂ genitalia, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Spindasis masaeae Seki,2000
OD : Butterflies 25:23, figs.1(HT,♂),2(HT,♂Un), fig.3(♂genitalia)
TL : Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, N.Thailand.
Distribution : N.Thailand.
Spindasis masaeae map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 21.Mar.1995. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, alt.1000m, N.Thailand. K.Ohoka leg. (in coll. Seki)
Prartype 1♂, 21.Mar.1995. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, alt.1000m, N.Thailand. K.Ohoka leg. (in coll. Ohoka)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Spindasis masaeae ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 598, pl.270, figs.L181,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Suthep)
Cigaritis masaeae ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 626, pl.284, figs.L206,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Suthep)
Spindasis masaeae ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 149. (by literature)
Cigaritis masaeae ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2021.10.04)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai dist ; Phrao dist.) : 5♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations. Other habitats would be found in different province in N.Thailand and Laos in the future


Spindasis masaeae ♂ Spindasis masaeae ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Spindasis masaeae ♂ Spindasis masaeae ♂
♂, Nan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

Literature

Seki, Y.,2000 : A new species of Genus Spindasis from Northern Thailand (Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae)
Butterflies 25:23.

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.


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