Dacalana azyada azyada  (Fruhstorfer, 1914)

Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Up. Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Un. Dacalana azyada azyada ♀ Up. Dacalana azyada azyada ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Up. Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Un. Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Up. Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Satun, Thailand.
Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Up. Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ Un. Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ genitalia Dacalana azyada azyada ♂ genitalia
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Dacalana vidura azyada Fruhstorfer, 1914
OD : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):174.
TL : Borneo.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Tioman, Singapore, Singkep, Sumatra, S.Pagai,
Borneo, Nias, Bangka, Belitung.
Dacalana azyada azyada map

Synonym

Dacalana vidura aziyada Seitz, 1926 : 970. (ISS)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dacalana vidura azyada ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 680, pl.310, figs.L337,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Dacalana vidura azyada ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 718, pl.329, figs.L361,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Dacalana vidura azyada ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 104, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ka Chong; Thung Wa; Thaleban; Than To WF.)
Dacalana azyada azyada ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022 : 48, figs.31,♂,♂(Un),32,♀,♀(Un),74d(Map). (Nakhon Si Thammarat to Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 2♀ (photo by RIEB).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattalung : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Khuan Don dist.) : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 8♂ 2♀ (incl.photo by RIEB).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in lowland primary forest (alt.50m - 350m). 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.

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


Dacalana azyada azyada ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2022.08.31.

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