Stichophthalma cambodia  (Hewitson,[1862])

Stichophthalma cambodia ♂ Up. Stichophthalma cambodia ♂ Un. Stichophthalma cambodia ♀ Up. Stichophthalma cambodia ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)
Stichophthalma cambodia ♂ Up. Stichophthalma cambodia ♂ Un. Stichophthalma cambodia ♀ Up. Stichophthalma cambodia ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Thaumantis cambodia Hewitson,[1862]
OD : Ill. exot. Butts. 3:[70], pl.[35], fig.2.
TL : Cambodia. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : S.E.Thailand, Cambodia.

Synonym

Stichophthalma cambodia editha Riley & Godfrey,1921 : J. nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. 4(3):173, pl.4, fig.5. TL. Chanthabun [Chantaburi], Siam. (♂♀, NHML)


Type Materials Information

cambodia :
♀ Type (red), Rh6016. (NHML, examined) ; ♀ Type (Paratype) 1♀, (NHML, examined)
editha :
♂ Type (red), Rh119. Khao Sebap, Chantabun, S.E.Siam. 1916.Mar. E.J.Godfrey (NHML, examined)
♀ Type (red), Rh120. Khao Sebap, Chantabun, S.E.Siam. 1916.Mar. E.J.Godfrey (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Stichophthalma godfreyi ; Godfrey,1916 : 124. (Chonburi: Hup Bon / Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap) (in part)
Stichophthalma cambodia editha ; Godfrey,1930 : 259. (Chonburi: Hup Bon / Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap)
Stichophthalma cambodia editha ; Pinratana,1983 : 51, pl.31, figs.♀,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Stichophthalma cambodia ; Nishimura,1998 : 116-117, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un),7,♂,8,♀,53,♀(ST of edita),60,♂genitalia. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sababu ; Khao Soi Dao)
Stichophthalma cambodia cambodia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 318, pl.132, figs.A11,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Stichophthalma cambodia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 320, pl.132, figs.N157,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi / Chachoengsao)
Stichophthalma cambodia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chanthaburi)
Stichophthalma cambodia editha ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 143, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Soi Dao / Kratching WF / Kao Saverb / Plieun WF)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Stichophthalma cambodia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 225. (Cambodge)
Stichophtalma [sic] cambodia f.cambodia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 32. (Cambodge)
Stichophthalma cambodia ; Nishimura,1998 : 116-117, figs.52,♀(Holotype of cambodia). (Cambodia)
Stichophthalma cambodia ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chanthaburi : 7♂ 2♀ (photo & photo by K.Saito and T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane dense forest mixed with bamboo at moderate elevations (alt.50m - 400m) and often comes to rotten fruits that has fallen to the ground. It occurs with S. louisa, however the species prefer to lower elevations.

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,[1862-1866] :
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies, selected chiefly from the Collections of W.Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson.
3:iv + [124]pp, 60 pls. Van Voorst, London.

Riley N.D. & Godfrey, E.J.,1921 : Some Undescribed Rhopalocera from Siam.
J. nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. 4(3):167-190, 4 pls.

Nishimura, M.,1998 : Notes on the genus Stichophthalma (Lpidoptera, Nymphalidae), with descriptions of a new species from Indo-China.
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan. 49(2):115-132, 69 figs.

Stichophthalma cambodia ♀ Stichophthalma cambodia ♀
♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Stichophthalma cambodia ♀ Stichophthalma cambodia ♀
♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

2007.10.10 - 2020.08.31.

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