Faunis canens arcesilas  Stichel,1933

Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Un. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Un. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Un. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Un.
♂, Sekong, Laos. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Up. Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Un. Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ genitalia Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ genitalia
♀, Nan, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Vientiane, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Faunis canens arcesilas Stichel,1933
OD : in Strand, Lep. Cat. 27(54):73.
TL : Siam. [Pulau Salang, P.Thailand].

Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, W.Malaysia,
Langkawi, Sumatra, S.Yunnan.

Synonyms

Papilio arcesilaus Fabricius,1787 : Mantissa Insectorum 2:28, no.305. TL. Siam [Pulau Salang, P.Thailand]. (homonym)
Faunis taraki Pendlebury,1933 : J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 17(2):389. TL. Pahang, Malaysia.
Faunis caneus [sic] subpallida Tytler,1939 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 41(2):249. TL. Loimwa, S.Shan States.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilaus ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 404. (Siam)
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilaus ; Godfrey,1916 : 123. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilaus ; Godfrey,1927 : 122. (N)
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilaus ; Godfrey,1930 : 257. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chiang Mai / Pattani: Khao Kalakiri / Me Wong)
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilaus ; Godfrey,1932a : 267. (Peninsula)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Pinratana,1983 : 47, 61, pl.26, figs.1,♂,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Loei / Nakhon Nayok / Nakhon Ratchasima / Uthai Thani / Tak / Krabi / Ranong / Phuket / Trang / Nakhon Sri Thammarat / Yala / Narathiwat)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Nishimura,1999 : 13. (Nan: Doi Phu Kha / Mae Hong Son: Ban Longhaeng / Chiang Mai: Chiand Dao ; Samoeng / Phrae: Wang Chin / Tak: Umphang / Phuket: Namtok Tone Sai / Yala: Than To)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 68, fig.130,♂. (Umphang: Tha-Sai)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.80,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 308, pl.126, figs.A1,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Than To)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui / Koh Phangan)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 308, pl.126, figs.N147,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Than To)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Phetchabun / Saraburi / Sa Kaeo / Yala)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 139, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep / Ban Salok / Nakohn Nayok / Wan Nam Khiewo / Kapar WF / Muang Shone / Kam Puan / Khlong Naka / Kao Luang / Ka Chong / Thaleban / Than To WF)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 286-287, figs.Abb.M-041-044, M-047-048. (Phang Nga)

[ LAOS ]
Faunis canens f.arcesilaus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 32. (Kiou-Then / Houei-Kha / Pan-Houei-Khat / Ban-Van-Hoc / Lat-Nam / Ban-Som-Di / Sala-Don-Din)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 66, pl.92, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un). (Luang Prabang / Vang Vieng / Nam Moh / LK)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 212, pl.97, figs.♂,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Thateng / Vang Vieng)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Uémura,2005 : 3, fig.18,map. (Phong Si / Nam Dhua / Nha Hin / Thateng)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Uémura,2006 : 9, fig.47,map. (Phong Si)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Uémura,2007 : 5, fig.29,map. (Central: near border to Vietnam / Nakhai to Laksao)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Uémura,2011 : 4. (Central: Phon Si / near Nam Teun)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilaus ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 404. (Tonkin)
Faunis canens f.arcesilaus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 32. (Tonkin)
Faunis arcesilaus ; Lemee,1950 : 8. (Hagiang)
Faunis arcesilaus arcesilas ; Metaye,1957 : 99. (N)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Nishimura,1999 : 13. (Ha Nam Ninh: Cuc Phuong)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Ikeda et al.,1999 : 57, figs.7:12,♂,13,♂(Un),14,♀, fig.9:38(♂,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Hao et al.,2004 : 4, 51, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Faunis canens ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 40. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Bach Ma)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Monastyrskii,2011 : 74-76, pl.14, figs.1a,♂,1b,♂(Un),1c,♂(Un). (N: Muong Nhe ; Ba Be ; Km Hy ; Huu Lien ; Tam Dao ; Ba Vi ; Cuc Phuong / C: Ben En ; Xuan Lien ; Pu Mat ; Huong Son ; Vu Quang ; Ke Bang ; Phong Dien)
Faunis canens arcesilas ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 28. (N / C: to Quang Tri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 5♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 5♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khirikhan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phuket : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 1700m). It is mainly found in the dense forest and often comes to rotten fruits that has fallen to the ground. They fly near the ground and quickly move into the bushes. The ground color of the UpF of females tend to darker from north to south.

Literature

Fabricius, J.C.,1787
Mantissa insectorum sistens species nuper detectas adiectis synonymis, observationibus, descriptionibus, emendationibus. Mantissa Insectorum 2:1-382.

Stichel, H.,1933 : Amathusiidae in Strand, Lep. Cat. 27(54):3-171.

Pendlebury, H.M.,1933 : Notes and new Records of Butterflies from the Malay Peninsula.
J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 17(2):377-401.

Tytler, H.,1939 : Notes on some new and interesting butterflies chiefly from Burma. pt.1.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 41(2):235-252.

Nishimura, M.,1999 : A review of the genus Aemona Hewitson (Lpidoptera, Nymphalidae), with descriptions of a new genus and a new species from North Myanmar.
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan. 50(1):1-15, 67 figs.

Faunis canens arcesilas ♂ Faunis canens arcesilas ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Faunis canens arcesilas ♀ Faunis canens arcesilas ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2007.10.10 - 2020.06.30.

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