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Catapaecilma Butler, 1879
Tinsels
Catapaecilma Butler, 1879; Trans. linn. Soc. Lond. (2) 1 (8) : 547, TS: Hypochrysops elegans Druce
Catapoecilma Scudder, 1882; Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 19 (2) : 55 (emend.)
Catapaecilma (Lycaenidae) ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (3): 97
Catapaecilma (Catapaecilmatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 433

Catapaecilma major Druce, 1895
Malaya, India. See [About maps] Common Tinsel
Catapaecilma major Druce, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 612, TL: Sikkim
?anais Fruhstorfer
Catapoecilma[sic] elegans major ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 234
Catapaecilma major ; [BOW: pl. 174, f. 3]; [MRS, 638]

Larva on Terminalia paniculata [BMP]

N.India - Burma, N.Thailand Catapaecilma major major ; [BOR, 588]
C. m. albicans Corbet, 1941
Burma, Thailand, Laos Catapaecilma major albicans Corbet, 1941; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 10 (5): 83, TL: Burma
Catapaecilma major albicans, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
C. m. emas Fruhstorfer, 1912
Peninsular Malaya, Singapore, S.Thailand Catapoecilma[sic] elegans emas Fruhstorfer, 1912; Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 235, TL: Peninsular Malaya; Sumatra
Catapoecilma tyana Fruhstorfer, 1915; Zs. wiss. Insektenbiol. 11 (7/8) : 221
Catapaecilma major emas, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Catapaecilma major emas ; [BMP: 295, pl. 45, f. 5-7]; [BOR, 588 (note)]
C. m. callone Fruhstorfer²
S.India Catapaecilma major callone ; [BOR, 588 (note)]
C. m. myosotina Fruhstorfer, 1912
Ceylon Catapoecilma[sic] elegans myosotina Fruhstorfer, 1912; Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 234, TL: Ceylon; S.India
Catapaecilma major mysotina[sic?] ; [BOR, 588 (note)]
C. m. sedina Fruhstorfer²
NE.Sumatra Catapaecilma major sedina ; [BOR, 588 (note)]
C. m. moltrechti (Wileman, 1908)
Taiwan major moltrechti (Wileman, 1908) (Tajuria); Annot. zool. japan. 6 (5) : 326, TL: Formosa
Tajuria moltrechti ; [NHM]
Catapoecilma[sic] elegans moltrechti ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 235
Catapaecilma major moltrechti ; [BOR, 588 (note)]; [MRS, 638]
C. m. sophonias Fruhstorfer, 1912
W.Java Catapoecilma[sic] elegans sophonias Fruhstorfer, 1912; Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 235, TL: W.Java, Djampangs
Catapaecilma major sophonias ; [BOR, 588 (note)]

Catapaecilma evansi Pendlebury, 1933
Peninsular Malaya. See [About maps] Catapaecilma evansi Pendlebury, 1933; J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 17 (2): 401
Catapaecilma evansi ; [BOR, 588]
Catapaecilma evansi evansi ; [BMP: 295, pl. 45, f. 12-14]
Nias Catapaecilma evansi shizukoae ; [BOR, 588 (note)]
C. e. rizali Takanami, 1984
C. e. parva Schröder & Treadaway, 1988

Catapaecilma elegans (Druce, 1873)
Ceylon, S.India, Orissa, Mussoorie - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Common Tinsel
Hypochrysops elegans Druce, 1873; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873 (2) : 350, pl. 32, f. 12, TL: Borneo
= ?Catapaecilma major ;
Catapoecilma[sic] elegans ; Druce, 1895, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 612; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 234
elegans ; [BIR, 351]
Catapaecilma elegans ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (3): 98, pl. 39, f. 3, 3a; [BOW: pl. 175, f. 2]; [EBW]

Larva on Terminalia paniculata [BIR]

Borneo Catapaecilma elegans elegans ; [BOR, 588]
C. e. zephyria Fruhstorfer, 1915
Peninsular Malaya, Langkawi, Thailand Catapoecilma zephryria Fruhstorfer, 1915; Zs. wiss. Insektenbiol. 11 (7/8) : 221
Catapaecilma elegans zephyria, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Catapaecilma elegans zephyria ; [BMP: 295, pl. 45, f. 10-11]; [BOR, 588 (note)]
C. e. niasana Fruhstorfer, 1899
Nias Catapaecilma elegans niasana Fruhstorfer, 1899; Berl. ent. Zs. 44 (1/2) : 157, TL: Nias
Catapoecilma[sic] elegans niasana ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 234
Catapaecilma elegans niasana ; [BOR, 589 (note)]
C. e. chaline Fruhstorfer²
NE.Sumatra Catapaecilma elegans chaline ; [BOR, 589 (note)]

Catapaecilma lila Eliot, 1967
Peninsular Malaya. See [About maps] Catapaecilma lila Eliot, 1967; Entomologist 100 (1248): 140, f. 11a, 12a, TL: Malaysia, Johore, Kluang
Catapaecilma lila ; [BMP: 295, pl. 45, f. 8-9]; [BOR, 589]

Catapaecilma harmani Cassidy, 1982²
harmani Cassidy, 1982²; Brunei Mus. J. 5 (2): 248
Catapaecilma harmani ; [BOR, 589 (note)]

Catapaecilma subochrea (Elwes, [1893])
Nagas - Tavoy, Malaya, Burma, Thailand. See [About maps] Yellow Tinsel
Catapoecilma subochrea Elwes, [1893]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 (4): 640, pl. 44, f. 10
Catapaecilma subochrea, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Catapoecilma[sic] subochracea[sic] ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 235
Catapoecilma[sic?] subochracea[sic] ; [BIR, 352]
Catapaecilma subochracea[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 175, f. 4]
Catapaecilma subochrea ; [BOR, 589 (Karen Hills,Thailand)]

Catapaecilma gracilis Semper, 1890
Philippines. See [About maps] Catapaecilma gracilis Semper, 1890; Reisen Philipp. (5): 217
Catapoecilma[sic] elegans gracilis ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 235
Catapaecilma gracilis ; [BOR, 589]

Catapaecilma nakamotoi Hayashi, 1979
Philippines (Mindanao). See [About maps] Catapaecilma nakamotoi Hayashi, 1979; Tyō to Ga 30 (1,2) : 87, f. 5-6, 11, TL: Mt. Apo, Mindanao

Catapaecilma nuydai Takanami, 1988


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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
[BOR]
D'Abrera, 1982, 1985, 1986; Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part I-III
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[LAMAS-2005]
Gerardo Lamas; Entomofauna 26 (6): 57-100; A Bibliography of the Zoological Publications of Hans Fruhstorfer (1886* - 1922+)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Butler, 1879
The butterflies of Malacca Trans. linn. Soc. Lond. (2) 1 (8) : 533-568, pl. 68-69
Druce, 1873
A list of the Collections of diurnal Lepidoptera made by Mr. Lowe in Borneo, with Descriptions of new Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873 (2) : 337-361, pl. 32-33
Druce, 1895
A Monograph of the Bornean Lycaenidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 556-627, pl. 31-34
Eliot, 1967
Revisional Notes on oriental Butterflies, with special Reference to Malaya. (Pt 1-4) Entomologist 100 (1244): 3-7, 2fgs, (1246): 66-72, 5fgs, (1248): 137-141, (1249): 146-156, 23fgs
Eliot, 1973
The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative Arrangement Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 373-505, 162fgs, pl. 1-6
Elwes, [1893]
On Butterflies collected by Mr. W. Doherty in the Naga and Karen Hills and in Perak. (1) and (2) Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 (2): 249-289, pl. 27, 1892 (4): 617-664, pl. 43-44
Fruhstorfer, 1899
Eine neue Lycaenide aus Nias Berl. ent. Zs. 44 (1/2) : 157 (mid July)
Fruhstorfer, 1912
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begründet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 197-272, f. 1-4 (early April)
Fruhstorfer, 1915
Das männliche Copulationsorgan als Hilfsmittel zum Artnachweis in der Gattung Catapoecilma Butl. (Lep., Lyc.) Zs. wiss. Insektenbiol. 11 (7/8) : 220-222, f. 1-2 (5 September)
Hayashi, 1979
New Lycaenid Butterflies from Mindanao, the Philippines Tyō to Ga 30 (1,2) : 83-90
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)
Pendlebury, 1933
Notes and new Records of Butterflies from the Malay Peninsula J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 17 (2): 377-401
Scudder, 1882
Universal index to genera in Zoology. Complete List of generic names employed in zoology and paleontology to the close of the year 1879, as contained in the nomenclators of Agassiz, Marschall, and Scudder, and in the zoological record Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 19 (2) : 1-340
Semper, 1890
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)
Wileman, 1908
New and unrecorded species of Rhopalocera from Formosa Annot. zool. japan. 6 (5) : 307-335


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