Ahmetia achaja achaja  (Fruhstorfer, 1912)

Ahmetia achaja achaja ♂ Up. Ahmetia achaja achaja ♂ Un. Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀ Up. Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand.
Ahmetia achaja achaja ♂ Up. Ahmetia achaja achaja ♂ Un. Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀ Up. Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand.

ON : Horaga achaja Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):233-234.
TL : Hinlap, Siam. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Thailand, Laos.

● ssp.achaja
ssp.jamadai
Ahmetia achaja achaja map

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, Jan.1900. [Hin Lap, Thailand]. Fruhstorfer (NHML)
Allotype ♀, Rh.260, Apr.1916. Me Song Forest, Prae, N.Siam. E.J.Godfrey (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Horaga achaja ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 982. (Siam)
Horaga achaja ; Godfrey,1930 : 346. (Hinlap; Prae: Me Song forest)
Cowania achaja ; Cowan,1974 : 295. (Prae: Me Song; Chaiyaphum)
Cowania achaja ; Pinratana,1981 : 121, pl.22, figs.8,♂,9,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Kanchanaburi; Loei; Lampang)
Cowania achaja ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.157,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Pha Phung; Ban Naudom; Phu Shang; Phu Huay Sing)
Cowania achaja ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Cowania achaja ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 56. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan; Phu Huai Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Don Far Huan)
Cowania achaja ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 678, pl.310, figs.L333,♂,♂(Un). (Kalasin)
Ahmetia achaja achaja ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 716, pl.328, figs.L357,♂,♂(Un). (Kalasin)
Ahmetia achaja achaja ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Ahmetia achaja achaja ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 109, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Mae Klang Nam Tok; Phu Luang; Phu Pua Taep; Phu Pha Phung; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Ahmetia achaja achaja ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2019- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Mukdahan; Ratchaburi; Sa Kaeo) (accessed: 2022.07.30)

[ LAOS ]
Cowania achaja ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.124, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Saravan; Thabok)
Cowania achaja ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Thabeng)
Ahmetia achaja achaja ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 4♂ 6♀ (incl.photo and photo by M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 9♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 8♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂ 2♀ (photo by T.Aoyama & M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in semi-dried forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 150 - 870m). Males are territorial on undergrowth inside of the forest, forest edges or occasionally at hilltops from 11:00 - 15:30.


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.

Riley, N.D. & Godfrey, E.J.,1925 : New Rhopalocera from Siam and Hainan.
Entomologist 58:140-143, pl.3.

Cowan, C.F.,1974 : The Indo-Oriental Genus Drupadia Moore (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae).
Bull. Brit. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 29:283-656, 6 pls.

Huseyin, O.,2008 : Replacement Names for two preoccupied butterfly Genus group names (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea)
Mun. ent. Zool. 3(1):321-322.


Ahmetia achaja achaja ♂ Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand.
Ahmetia achaja achaja ♂ Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀
♂ (territorial behavior), Lampang, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand.
Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀ Ahmetia achaja achaja ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

1999.07.18 - 2022.07.31.

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