Hypolycaena erylus himavantus  Fruhstorfer, 1912

Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Hypolycaena erylus himavantus Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):237.
TL : Assam.
Distribution : Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam.
● ssp.himavantus
ssp.teatus
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Hypolycaena erylus ; Godfrey,1916 : 141.
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 984. (Siam)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Godfrey,1930 : 348. (Thailand)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Shirôzu & Saigusa,1962 : 58-60, pl.9, figs.63,♂, 64,♂(Un), 65,♀, 66,♀(Un), Textfig.26,♂genitalia. (Bangkok; Li; Mae Hoi)
Hypolycaena erylus indicus ; Kawazoé,1964 : 147. (N: Ping Kong ; Ban Tak)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Pinratana,1981 : 140, pl.24, figs.16,♂,17,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi; Kao Yai; Lampang; Nakhon Nayok)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.161,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Pha Phung)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39-40. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Ban Na Lak; Ban Gok Tum; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai; Ban Na Pho Krang; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Kaeng Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Kaeng E-Keow)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 56. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan; Phu Ma No Rom; Phu Huai Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 67, fig.95,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai; Umphang)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 700, pl.320, figs.L387a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khieo; Pattaya)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 744, pl.341, figs.L409a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khieo; Pattaya)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 128, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Saraburi; Kao Yai; Nakohn Nayok; Thoen; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Pliewn WF; Kratching WF; Kao Khiewo; Bang Phra; Bangkok; Erawan WF; Sai York Noi; Kanchanaburi; Kaeng Krachang)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages (Phitsanulok; Sa Kaeo; Rayong; Chanthaburi; Trat) (accessed: 2022.10.06)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 85. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 76, col.pl.15,♂ ; pl.108, figs.A3,♂,A4,♂(Un). (Tha Ngone; Luang Prabang; Vang Vieng; Phatong)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.126, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Oudomxay; Nam Tha; Vientiane)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Thabok; Namdhua; Thabeng; Thakhek)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Onodera,2009b : 40,41,43. (Bolikhamxai: Thabok; Phon Si; Khammouan: Nacay)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Shirôzu & Saigusa,1962 : 58-60, pl.9, fig.63,♂, 64,♂(Un), 65,♀, 66,♀(Un), Textfig.26,♂genitalia. (Puok)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs.♂,♂(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Onodera,2007 : 26, fig.99♀. (Rattanakiri: Ou Chum)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 984. (Tonkin)
Hypolycaena himavantus ; Lemee,1950 : 21. (Hagiang)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Metaye,1957 : 88. (N)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Metaye,1958b : 175. (Dong Nai: Ben Nom)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.5:4,♂,5,♂(Un),7:39(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Vu,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Luong et al.,2004 : 11, 81, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Hypolycaena erylus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Huong Thuy)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 65, figs.L-131,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Gung Re; Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Nihira,2009 : 100, fig.f3,♂(Un). (Phu Quoc)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 79. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Coto; Nui Ket)
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 68. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 5♂ 8♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is very common in secondary and montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.30m - 1000m).


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1912 :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.


Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♂ Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2022.10.31.

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