Hypolycaena othona semanga  (Corbet, 1940)

Hypolycaena othona semanga ♂ Up. Hypolycaena othona semanga ♂ Un. Hypolycaena othona semanga ♂ Up. Hypolycaena othona semanga ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

ON : Chliaria tora semanga Corbet, 1940
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)9(5):91.
TL : Malay Pen. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala ; Satun), W.Malaysia, Tioman.
● ssp.othona
transition zone of othona and semanga
ssp.semanga
Hypolycaena othona semanga map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Jan.-Feb.1890. Perak, Malay Peninsula. W.Doherty (NHML)
Allotype ♀, 28.May.1837. 'The Gap', Selangor, Malay Peninsula. C.F.Cowan (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Suasa lisides suessa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 696, pl.318, figs.L378b♀,♀(Un). ('Than To')
Hypolycaena othona semanga ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 130, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Nam Tok Bolipat)
Hypolycaena othona semanga ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.10.06)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 3♂ (incl.photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane primary forest at moderate elevations (Alt.600m).


Literature

Corbet, 1940 : A revision of the Malayan species of Chliaria. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)9(5):90-92.


Hypolycaena othona semanga ♂ Hypolycaena othona semanga ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand.

2020.06.30 - 2022.10.31.

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