Byasa adamsoni takakoae  Uehara, 2006

Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂ Up. Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂ Un. Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♀ Up. Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Samui), Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by K.Lechner)
Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂ Up. Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂ Un. Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂ Up. Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand. (photo by A.Cotton) ♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand. (photo by A.Cotton)

ON : Byasa adamsoni takakoae Uehara, 2006
OD : Butterflies 43:4-5. figs.1(HT,♂).2(HT,♂Un).
TL : Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand. (♂, in coll. Y.Harada)
Distribution : P.Thailand.
(Surat Thani: Koh Samui; Koh Phangan; Nakhon Si Tammarat)
● ssp.adamsoni
ssp.takakoae
Byasa adamsoni takakoae map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 02.Oct.2005. Hinlad Water Fall, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand. T.Harada leg. (in coll. Y.Harada)
Paratype ; 1♂, 23.Mar.2006. Ramai River, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand. Y.Harada leg. (in coll. Y.Harada)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Atrophaneura adamsoni ; Pinratana,1977 : 14, figs.P8b♂,♂(Un). (Nakhorn Sri Thammarat)
Atrophaneura adamsoni ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 72, not fig. ('Than To' [loc.err.]) (in part)
Byasa adamsoni takakoae ; Racheli & Cotton,2010 : 57-58, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (S: Surat Thani: Koh Samui; Nakhorn Srithammarat)
Atrophaneura adamsoni takakoae ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Koh Samui)
Byasa adamsoni takakoae ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 116.
Atrophaneura adamsoni takakoae ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 72, not fig. ('Than To' [loc.err.]; Surat Thani) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Surat Thani (Don Sak dist ; Koh Samui ; Koh Phangan) : 9♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon at low elevations.
Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded it from 'Than To, Yala', however this is considered to be an erroneous location or a misidentification of Pachliopta aristolochiae.


Literature

Uehara, J.,2006 : A new subspecies of Byasa adamsoni (Grose-Smith) (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) from South Thailand.
Butterflies 43:4-5, 4 figs.


Byasa adamsoni takakoae ♂
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2006.10.03 - 2021.10.31.

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