Drupadia johorensis  (Cowan, 1958)

Drupadia johorensis ♂ Up. Drupadia johorensis ♂ Un. Drupadia johorensis ♂ Up. Drupadia johorensis ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Marmessus johorensis Cowan,1958
OD : Malay Nat. J. 13(2):87, pl.4, figs.
TL : Kulai, Johore, Malay Pen. (NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia,
Sumatra.
Drupadia johorensis map

Type Material Information

Lectotype ♂, Johore, Malay Pen. (C.F.Cowan) designated by Cowan,1974. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Drupadia johorensis ; Pinratana,1981 : 124, pl.33, figs.22,♀,23,♀(Un). (Yala)
Drupadia johorensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 678, pl.310, figs.L332,♂,♂(Un). (Yala; 'Kaper')
Drupadia johorensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 716, pl.328, figs.L356,♂,♂(Un). (Yala; 'Kaper')
Drupadia johorensis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 109, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To WF.)
Drupadia johorensis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2017- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.07.30)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 5♂ 2♀ (incl.photo & photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low elevations (Alt.50m - 300m).
Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded it from 'Kapoe (Ranong)', however this is somewhat doubtful. I have seen no specimens excluding Yala. Further distributional research is needed.


Drupadia johorensis ♂ Drupadia johorensis ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)
Drupadia johorensis ♀+♂ Drupadia johorensis ♂
♀+♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand.

Literature

Cowan, C.F.,1958 : Some new and interesting Butterflies recorded from Malaya
Malay. nat. J. 13(2):85-89, 2 pls.

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


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