Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon  (Doubleday,1847)

Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ Up. Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ Un. Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♀ Up. Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ Up. Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ Un. Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ Up. Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ genitalia Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ genitalia Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ genitalia Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ♂ genitalia
♂ genitalia, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Amathusia amythaon Doubleday,1847
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1)19:175-176.
TL : Silhet. (NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, N. & W.Thailand (Chiang Mai to Kanchanaburi).

Synonym

Amathusia portheus Felder & Felder,[1867] : Reise Fregatte Novara, Lep. Rhop. (3):461-462. TL. India septentrionis.


Type Materials Information

amythaon : Syntype ♂, Rh.6006, Sylhet. (NHML) ; Syntype ♀, Rh.6007, Sylhet. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ; Godfrey,1927 : 122. (N)
Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ; Godfrey,1930 : 260. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ; Pinratana,1983 : 53, 62, pl.36, figs.16a,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai / Kanchanaburi) (in part)
Amathuxidia amythaon dilucida ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9, 19, photo.24,♂. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Amathuxidia amythaon amythaon ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 146, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ban Lin Thin / Sai Yok Noi)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is rare in montane dense forest mixed with bamboo at moderate elevations (alt.500m - 1100m). They prefer in the dark jungle and suddenly fly out from below. Flight is fast and quickly fly away into the bush.

Literature

Doubleday, E.,1847 : Descriptions of new or imperfectly described Lepidopterous Insects.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1)19:173-176.

Felder, C. & R. Felder,1865-1875 :
Rhopalocera. In Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen Commodore B. von Wullerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band:
Abtheilung. Wien : vi + 548 + [1] pp in 5 parts, 140 pls.

Butler, A.G.,1869 : Descriptions of new species of Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Ent. mon. Mag. 6:55-57.

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