|Hinunangan, S. Leyte, Philippines Oct 1983|
Confined to the South Leyte island, where it is common.
phegeus (Hopffer, 1886) may be a synonym, and occurs on Samar, Panoan,
Mindanao, Dinagat, and Cebu as well as N Leyte. If the two are conspecific,
the name phegeus takes precedence. This is part of the confusing
Philippine mariae, phlegon,