Delias acalis perakana  Talbot, 1928

Delias acalis perakana ♂ Up Delias acalis perakana ♂ Un Delias acalis perakana ♀ Up Delias acalis perakana ♀ Un
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Delias acalis perakana ♂ Up Delias acalis perakana ♂ Un Delias acalis perakana ♀ Up Delias acalis perakana ♀ Un
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Delias acalis perakana Talbot,1928
OD : Bull. Hill Mus. 2(1):39.
TL : Perak, Malaysia.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia.
● ssp.pyramus
ssp.shinkaii
ssp.perakana
Delias acalis perakana Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Delias thysbe pyramus ; Pendlebury,1923 : 26. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Delias thysbe pyramus ; Godfrey,1930 : 223. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Delias thysbe pyramus ; Godfrey,1932a : 265. (P)
Delias acalis perakana ; Pinratana,1983 : 8, pl.6. fig.9b♀. (Ranong)
Delias acalis perakana ; Yagishita et al.,1993 : 247, pl.119, figs.3,♂,4,♀. (S: Ranong)
Delias acalis perakana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 132, pl.38, figs.Pi9c♂,♂(Un),♀. (Muang Shone)
Delias acalis perakana ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 168, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone)
Delias acalis perakana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 132, pl.38, figs.Pi9b♂,♂(Un),♀. (Muang Shone)
Delias acalis perakana ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 189, fig.Abb.Pi-026. (Phang Nga)


Specimens Examined

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

Surat Thani : 12♂ 13♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt. 900 - 1300m).
I have seen a female in Betong, Yala that I believe to be this species. However, this record will be pending until confirmed by specimens. Further distributional research is needed.


Literature

Talbot, G.,1928 : New forms of Delias (Lep. Pieridae)
Bull. Hill Mus. 2(1):38-44.


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