Ancema blanka blanka  (Nicéville, 1894)

Ancema blanka blanka ♂ Up. Ancema blanka blanka ♂ Un. Ancema blanka blanka ♂ Up. Ancema blanka blanka ♂ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Tajuria blanka Nicéville, 1894
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2.63(1):39-40, pl.4, fig.4,♀.
TL : Battak Mountains, N.E.Sumatra.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo,
Java, Palawan.

● ssp.minturna
ssp.blanka
Ancema blanka blanka map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ancema blanka minturna ; Pinratana,1981 : 139. (Phuket) (in part)
Ancema blanka blanka ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 698, pl.319, figs.L383b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Ancema blanka blanka ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 742, pl.340, figs.L405b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Ancema blanka blanka ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 126, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Satun)
Ancema blanka blanka ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2021- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.09.03)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♂ 1♀ (photo & photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.500m - 1200m) and is occasionally found on hilltops.


Literature

Nicéville, L.de,1894 : On new or little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2.63(1):1-59, pls.1-5.


Ancema blanka blanka ♂ Ancema blanka blanka ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan
Ancema blanka blanka ♂ Ancema blanka blanka ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2006.02.15 - 2022.09.30.

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