Hypolycaena erylus teatus  Fruhstorfer, 1912

Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♂ Up. Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♂ Un. Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♀ Up. Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Hypolycaena erylus teatus Fruhstorfer, 1912
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):238.
TL : N.Borneo.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), Langkawi,
W.Malaysia, Tioman, Aur, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Sipora,
Siberut, Bangka.
● ssp.himavantus
ssp.teatus
Hypolycaena erylus teatus map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus ; Godfrey,1931 : 196. (Ko Tao)
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ; Pinratana,1981 : 141, pl.24, figs.18,♀,19,♀(Un). (Nakhon Sri Thammarat; Ranong; Trang)
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ; Seki,1986 : 20. (Ranong)
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 700, pl.320, figs.L387b♂,♂(Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un). (Koh Samui)
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2022.10.06)
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 744, pl.341, figs.L409b♂,♂(Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un). (Koh Samui; Surat Thani)
Hypolycaena erylus teatus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 128, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka; Phuket; Sonkla; Ka Chong; Tarutao Is; Nam Tok Saikhao; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 3♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 2♀ (incl.photo & photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in secondary and montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.10m - 300m).


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 teatus ♂ Hypolycaena erylus teatus ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.07.21 - 2022.10.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.