Spindasis seliga seliga  (Fruhstorfer, 1912)

Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Up. Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Un. Spindasis seliga seliga ♀ Up. Spindasis seliga seliga ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Up. Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Un. Spindasis seliga seliga ♀ Up. Spindasis seliga seliga ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)
Spindasis seliga ssp. ♂ Up. Spindasis seliga ssp. ♂ Un. Spindasis seliga ssp. ♀ Up. Spindasis seliga ssp. ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Up. Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Un. Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Up. Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ blue-shot in a side light Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ genitalia Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ genitalia Spindasis seliga seliga ♂ genitalia
♂, blue-shot in a side light ♂ genitalia, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Aphnaeus lohita seliga Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):218.
TL : Tenasserim.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand, S.Vietnam, Langkawi,
W.Malaysia.

● ssp.
ssp.seliga
Spindasis seliga seliga map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cigaritis seliga seliga ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 624, pl.283, figs.L202b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Surat Thani)
Spindasis seliga seliga ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 148, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Kao Pho Ta; Muang Shone) (in part)

[ VIETNAM ]
Spindasis seliga ssp. ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 29, fig.L-184,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Cigaritis seliga ssp. ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 56. (by literature)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.1000m - 1300m). Male makes a territory on the hilltops at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Example from S.Vietnam is closer to this subspecies. Further taxonomic study is needed.


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.


1999.07.18 - 2021.10.31.

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