Mantoides gama gama  (Distant, 1886)

Mantoides gama gama ♂ Up. Mantoides gama gama ♂ Un. Mantoides gama gama ♀ Up. Mantoides gama gama ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Mantoides gama gama ♂ Up. Mantoides gama gama ♂ Un. Mantoides gama gama ♀ Up. Mantoides gama gama ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Neocheritra gama Distant, 1886
OD : Rhop. malayana : 462, text-fig,128.
TL : Penang, Malay Pen.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Surat Thani and Southward),
W.Malaysia, {Singapore}.
● ssp.maga
ssp.gama
Mantoides gama gama map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mantoides gama gama ; Pinratana,1981 : 135, pl.21, fig.14,♂(Un) ; pl.36, figs.8,♀(Un),11,♀. (Trang)
Mantoides gama gama ; Ek-Amnuay et al.,2007 : 5, fig.L375,♀. (Surat Thani: Khao Poata)
Mantoides gama gama ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 738, pl.338, figs.L397,♀,♀(Un). (Trang; Surat Thani)
Mantoides gama gama ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 122. (by literature)
Mantoides gama gama ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.09.03)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Surat Thani : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 6♂ 1♀ (incl.photo)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt. 800 - 1200m) and is frequently found at hilltops. Males are territorial on trees and often settle on tree trunks.


Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.


Mantoides gama gama ♂ Mantoides gama gama ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.
Mantoides gama gama ♂ Mantoides gama gama ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand. ♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.19 - 2022.09.30.

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