Prioneris thestylis malaccana  Fruhstorfer, 1899

Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Up. Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Un. Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Up. Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Up. Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Un. Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Up. Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Prioneris thestylis malaccana Fruhstorfer, 1899
OD : Berl. ent. Z. 44:108.
TL : Perak, Malay. Halbinsel.
Distribution : P.Thailanad (Yala), W.Malaysia.
● ssp.thestylis
ssp.malaccana
Prioneris thestylis malaccana map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Prioneris thestylis malaccana ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 28-29, figs.5,♂,6,♂,♂(Un). (Yala: Betong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala (Betong Dist.) : 10♂ (incl.photo & photo by S.Atdhabhan and A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 450 - 550m). But I have never seen a female of this taxon.
The first discovery in Thailand was a photo taken in nature by Mr. Satawan Atdhabhan on 20.Mar.2014 in Betong Dist., Yala.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1899 : Uebersicht der bekannten Prioneri-Arten und Beschreibung einer neuen Lokalform und bisher unbekannten ♀♀.
Berl. ent. Z. 44:105-111.


Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂
♂, 2014.03.20. Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)
Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂ Prioneris thestylis malaccana ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

2014.09.07 - 2022.08.31.

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