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Suastus Moore, [1881]
Suastus (Hesperiidae)Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 168, TS: Heperia gremius Fabricius

Suastus gremius (Fabricius, 1798)
India, Ceylon, Burma. See [About maps] Indian Palm Bob
Hesperia gremius Fabricius, 1798; Ent. Syst. (Suppl.): 433, no. 282-3, TL: India
Suastus gremius gremius, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Suastus gremius ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 168; [BIR, 471]; [BOW: pl. 188, f. 46]; [MRS, 738]
[gremius-1v.jpg] 760x801 (~96Kb) underside Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, bushes and trees around a small grassy swampat the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel. 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [gremius-2v.jpg] 994x945 (~129Kb) underside Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach. 10th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

S.India, NW.Hiamalaya - Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hainan, Hong Kong, Formosa, Langkawi, Malaysia Hesperia disu Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, 4: 456, TL: Himalayas
Suastus divodasa Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 791, TL: Bengal
Suastus robsonii de Nicéville, 1895; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9 (4): 372, (3): pl. Q, f. 5, TL: Mussoorie
Suastus gremius ab. centripuncta Seitz, 1927; Grossschmett. Erde 9: 1062, pl. 167 h
Suastus gremius gremius ; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967, Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 5, f. 111-112; [BMP: 361, pl. 54, f. 61]

Larva on Phoenix humilis, P. canariensis, P. hanceana, P. dactylifer, Rhapis humilis, R. excelsa, Caryota mitis, Washingtonia filifera [MRS]

S. g. chilon Doherty, 1891
Sumba Suastus chilon Doherty, 1891; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 60 Pt.II (2) : 196, TL: Sumba
S. g. subgrisea (Moore, 1878)
Ceylon Hesperia subgrisea Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (3) : 689, pl. 45, f. 5, TL: Ceylon
Suastus subgrisea ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 168
Suastus gremius subgrisea ; [NHM]

Suastus minutus (Moore, 1877)
Ceylon, Malaya. See [About maps] Small Palm Bob
Tagiades minuta Moore, 1877; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 20 (118) : 343
Suastus bipunctus Swinhoe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (29) : 364, TL: Nilgiri Hills, western slopes, 2500ft
Tagiades minuta ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 176, pl. 68, f. 4, 4a
Suastus minuta ; Eliot, 1959, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7 (8) : 386; [BOW: pl. 188, f. 48]
Suastus minutus ; [MRS, 738]
S. m. aditia Evans, 1943
Sikkim - Burma, Thailand, Laos, Hainan, S.Vietnam, N.Malaysia Suastus aditia Evans, 1943; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 12 (7,8): 96, TL: Sikkim
Suastus minutus aditia, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Suastus minutus aditia ; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967, Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 6, f. 113-114; [BMP: 361, pl. 54, f. 57-58]
Suastus minutus aditius ; [MRS, 738]
S. m. flemingi Eliot, 1973
Malaysia Suastus minutus flemingi Eliot, 1973; Entomologist 106 (1316): 9, TL: Malaysia, Pahang, Gtg. Sempak
Suastus minutus flemingi ; [BMP: 361, pl. 54, f. 59-60]

Suastus everyx (Mabille, 1883)
Malaya, Java - Bali. See [About maps] Pterygospidea everyx Mabille, 1883; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 27 : LXXVII, TL: Malaysia
Suastus everyx everyx, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Suastus everyx ; [BOW: pl. 188, f. 45]
Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra Tagiades tripura de Nicéville, 1891; J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 6 (3) : 392, pl. G, f. 39, TL: Perak, Malaysia
Suastus everyx everyx ; [BMP: 361, pl. 54, f. 55-56]

Suastus migreus Semper, 1892
Philippines. See [About maps] migreus Semper, 1892; Reisen Philipp. (7): 300, TL: Luzon
Suastus migreus ; [BOW: pl. 188, f. 47]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM


Some related literature:
de Nicéville, 1891
On new and little-known butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 6 (3) : 341-398, pl. F-G
de Nicéville, 1895
On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9 (3): 259-321, pl. N-Q, (4): 366-410
Doherty, 1891
The Butterflies of Sumba and Sumbawa, with some Account of the Island of Sumba J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 60 Pt.II (2) : 141-197, pl. 2
Eliot, 1959
New or little known Butterflies from Malaya Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7 (8) : 371-391, 7fgs., pl. 10
Eliot, 1973
More revisional Notes on oriental Butterflies Entomologist 106 (1316): 1-15, 10 figs
Evans, 1943
A Revision of the Genus Suastus Moore. (LEPIDOPTERA: HESPERIIDAE) Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 12 (7,8): 95-96
Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967
Hesperiid butterflies from South Vietnam (4) Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 1-17
Mabille, 1883
Description d'hespériens Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 27 : li-lxxviii
Moore, [1866]
On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 755-823, pl. 41-43
Moore, 1877
Descriptions of Ceylon Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 20 (118) : 339-348
Moore, 1878
Descriptions of new Asiatic Hesperidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (3) : 686-695, pl. 45
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Semper, 1892
Die Schmetterlinge der Philippinischen Inseln. Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen Reisen Philipp. (1): 1-46, pl. 1-8, A (1886), (2): 47-86, pl. 9-16 (1887), (3): 87-134, pl. 17-24 (1888), (4): 135-174, pl. 25-32 (1889), (5): 175-238, pl. 33-38, B (1890), (6): 239-270, pl. 39-46 (1891), (7): 271-380, pl. 47-49 [iv] (1892)
Swinhoe, 1890
New Species of Indian Butterflies Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (29) : 353-365


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