Dacalana sinhara sinhara  Fruhstorfer, 1914

Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Un. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Un. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Un. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Un.
♂, Krabi, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Up. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ Un. Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ genitalia Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♂ genitalia
♂, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♂ genitalia, Ranong, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Dacalana vidura sinhara Fruhstorfer, 1914
OD : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):174-175.
TL : Sumatra.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward
; Koh Tarutao), W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra.
ssp.yanoi
● ssp.aoyamai
ssp.sinhara
Dacalana sinhara sinhara map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dacalana vidura sinhara ; Godfrey,1932a : 272. (Takuapa)
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ; Pinratana,1981 : 126, pl.23, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ; Seki,1986 : 20, figs.54,55. (Ranong)
Dacalana vidura azyada ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.310, fig.L337,♂. (in part)
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 680, pl.311, figs.L339,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong; Trang)
Dacalana vidura azyada ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.329, figs.L361,♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 718, pl.329, figs.L363,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong; Trang)
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 111, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring; Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Kao Luang; Ka Chong; Thaleban; Than To WF.)
Dacalana azyada azyada ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2016- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Nakon Si Thammarat) (accessed: 2022.07.30)
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022 : 42, figs.16,♂,♂(Un),72b(♂,Fore-tarsus),73c(♂,FW-venation),74b(Map). (Phetchaburi to Yala; Koh Tarutao)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♀ (photo by K.Yano).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 20♂ 4♀ (incl.photo by RIEB).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phang Nga : 1♂ 1♀ (photo by RIEB).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao ; Khuan Don dist.) : 2♂ (photo by E.Ikari and RIEB).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane primary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.20m - 1000m). They often fly out from bushes along the trail and rest on the underside of leaves from 30cm to 70cm in height.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Neue Lycaeniden.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):172-178.

Corbet, A.S.,1938 : A revision of the Malayan species of Pratapa Moore (Lepidoptera-Lycaenidae)
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lonc. (B)7(8)166-172.

Eliot, J.N.,1978 : In Corbet & Pendlebury. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula, edn. 3.
Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur

Saito, K. & Inayoshi, Y.,2022 : A revision of the vidura group of the genus Dacalana Moore, 1884
Butterflies 88:39-63.


Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀ Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Dacalana sinhara sinhara ♀
♀, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

1999.07.18 - 2022.08.31.

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