Drupadia cinesoides  (Nicéville, 1889)

Drupadia cinesoides ♂ Up. Drupadia cinesoides ♂ Un. Drupadia cinesoides ♀ Up. Drupadia cinesoides ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Drupadia cinesoides ♂ Up. Drupadia cinesoides ♂ Un. Drupadia cinesoides ♀ Up. Drupadia cinesoides ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Biduanda cinesoides Nicéville, 1889
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 4(3):166-167, fig.7,♂.
TL : Selangor, Malay Pen.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra.
Drupadia cinesoides map

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, Selangor, Malay Pen.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Drupadia cinesoides ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 676, pl.309, figs.L331,♂,♂(Un),♀. ('Ranong')
Drupadia cinesoides ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 716, pl.327, figs.L355,♂,♂(Un),♀. ('Ranong')
Drupadia cinesoides ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 109, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Than To WF.)
Drupadia cinesoides ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2017- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.07.30)


Specimens Examined

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


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low elevations (alt.50m - 600m).
Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded it from 'Ranong', however this is somewhat doubtful. I have seen no specimens excluding Yala. Further distributional research is needed.


Literature

Nicéville, L.de,1889 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indian region.
with a revision of the genus Plestoneura of Felder and of Authors.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 4(3):163-194, pls.A.B.

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


Drupadia cinesoides ♂ Drupadia cinesoides ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2022.07.31.

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