Loxura atymnus continentalis  Fruhstorfer, 1912

Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Up. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Un. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♀ Up. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Up. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Un. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♀ Up. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Up. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Un. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Up. Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.

ON : Loxura atymnus continentalis Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):221.
TL : W.Siam ; Tonkin ; Sikkim ; Assam ; Birma.
Distribution : Nepal, India, Sikkim, Assam to Myanmar,
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, S.China.

● ssp.continentalis
ssp.fuconius
Loxura atymnus continentalis map

Synonyms

Loxura atymnus forma mahara Fruhstrfer, 1912 : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):221.
Loxura atymnus xystus Seitz, 1926 : Grossschmett. Erde 9:996, fig.157c. TL. Burma.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Loxura atymnus ; Godfrey,1916 : 141.
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 996. (Siam)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Godfrey,1930 : 339-340. (Thailand)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Shirôzu & Saigusa,1962 : 56, pl.7, figs.53,♀(Un), 54,♀. (Mae Hoi; Chieng Mai)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Kawazoé,1964 : 143-144, pl.6, figs.45,♂,46,♂(Un).Textfig.13.♂genitalia. (N: Ping Kong) (in part)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Pinratana,1981 : 117, pl.21, fig.7,♂. (Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao; Kanchanaburi; Loei; Nakhon Nayok; Ratchaburi; Saraburi; Tak) (in part)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.155,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu ; Phu Pha Phung; Ban Naudom; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Non Hai)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Ban Na Lak; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Kaeng E-Keow)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan; Phu Ma No Rom; Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap; Kaen Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Ban Ba Hai)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 67, fig.92,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai; Umphang)
Loxura atymnus atymnus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 666, pl.304, figs.L315a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao; Phrae)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 702, pl.321, figs.L339a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao; Phrae)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 98, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Doi Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Wian Ko Sai; Doi Pa Chang; Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Wan Nam Khiewo; Doi Musso; Taksin; Sai York Noi; Erawan WF; Ratchaburi)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2019- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Nakhon Ratchasima; Saraburi; Chachoengsao; Sa Kaeo) (accessed: 2022.07.01)

[ LAOS ]
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 75, col.pl.15,♂ ; pl.106, figs.B9,♂,B10,♂(Un),B11,♂,B12,♂(Un). (Pakse; Nam Moh; Vientiane; Luang Prabang)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.123, fig.♂. (Vang Vieng)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47-48. (Namdhua; Thakhek; Nakai)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs.♀,♀(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Loxura atymnus ; Onodera,2007 : 23,28, fig.94♀. (Rattanakiri: Veun Sai; Siem Reap: Phnum Kuhlen)
Loxura atymnus ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Loxura atymnus ; Onodera,2009 : 36,40. (Mondolkiri: Bousra; Siem Reap: Phnum Kulen)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Loxura athymnus ; Joannis,1901 : 326. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Loxura atymnus ; Godfrey,1919 : 470. (S: Daban)
Loxura atymnus ; Lemee,1950 : 21. (Hagiang)
Loxura atymnus fuconius ; Metaye,1958b : 175. (Dong Nai: Dinh Quan / N: Hagiang)
Loxura atymnus ; Vu,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Luong et al.,2004 : 11, 80, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Loxura atymnus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Bach Ma)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 64, figs.L-109,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Madagui)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 78. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Coto; Nui Ket)
Loxura atymnus continentalis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 64. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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

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

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Roi Et : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Kien Giang (Phu Quoc) : 1♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is very common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.150m - 1000m).


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.

Seitz, A.,1926 : 8. Familie: Lycaenidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
9:985-1000. (18.Dec.1926)


Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Loxura atymnus continentalis ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Loxura atymnus continentalis ♂ Loxura atymnus continentalis ♀+♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀+♂ (mating), Lampang, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2022.07.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.