Drupadia theda renonga  (Corbet, 1938)

Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Un. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Un. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Un. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un.
♀, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Up. Drupadia theda renonga ♀ Un.
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Biduanda thesmia renonga Corbet, 1938
OD : J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 18(2):256.
TL : Ranong, P.Thailand.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong to Satun),
Langkawi.

● ssp.fabricii
ssp.renonga
ssp.thesmia
Drupadia theda renonga map

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, Ranawng (Ranong), Thailand. (W.Doherty). (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Biduanda thesmia ; Pendlebury,1923 : 46. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram; Khao Luang)
Biduanda thesmia thesmia ; Godfrey,1930 : 345. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram; Khao Luang)
Biduanda thesmia thesmia ; Godfrey,1932a : 273. (P)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Cowan,1974 : 325. (Ranong)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Pinratana,1981 : 123, pl.22, figs.18,♂,19,♀,20,♂(Un). (Phuket; Ranong; Trang; Ko Tarutao)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Seki,1986 : 19. (Ranong)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 674, pl.308, figs.L327b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2022.07.30)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 712, pl.326, figs.L351b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Drupadia theda renonga ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 107, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Thaleban; Tarutao Is.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 7♂ 16♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at low elevations (Alt.30m - 300m).
There is a tendency for the female red patch on the UpF to get smaller from north to south.


Literature

Corbet, A.S.,1938 : Observations on certain Species of Rhopalocera from the Malay Peninsula.
J. fed. Malay St. Mus. 18(2):242-262.

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


Drupadia theda renonga ♂ Drupadia theda renonga ♀
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Drupadia theda renonga ♀
♀, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2022.07.31.

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