Discophora sondaica zal  Westwood,[1851]

Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Up. Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Un. Discophora sondaica zal ♀ Up. Discophora sondaica zal ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Up. Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Un. Discophora sondaica zal ♀ Up. Discophora sondaica zal ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Up. Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Un. Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Up. Discophora sondaica zal ♂ Un.
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Discophora zal  Westwood,[1851]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):331.
TL : India.



Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Tibet.
Discophora sondaica zal map


Synonyms

Discophora tullia var.indica Staudinger,1887 : in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1(15):190, pl.63. TL. India.
Discophora spiloptera de Nicéville & Moller,1888 : in Elwes & Moller, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 36(3):331-332. TL. Sikkim.
Discophora muscina Stichel,1902 : Ins. Borse 19(16):125. TL. Vorder-India.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Discophora tullia zal ; Godfrey,1916 : 124. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Discophora tullia zal ; Godfrey,1927 : 122. (N)
Discophora tullia zal ; Godfrey,1930 : 262-263. (Prae: Me Song forest / Bangkok / Chiang Mai / W: Klong Suan Mak)
Discophora tullia indica ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 72. (Lampang: Me Htam forest)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Pinratana,1983 : 58, 64, pl.45, figs.25a,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai / Bangkok / Chaiyaphum / Kanchanaburi / Khon Kaen / Loei / Nakhon Nayok / Nakhon Ratchasima / Petchaburi / Prachuap Khiri Khan / Phra Nakhon Sri Ayuthaya / Uthai Thani)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 254, fig.81,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Sa Duak Bua ; Phu Pha Thaep ; Phu Mu ; Phu Shang)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 24. (Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai ; Kaeng Tana / Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Nam Tok Tad Ton ; Nam Tok Kham Cha ; Phu Huay Sing ; Ban Na Lak)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 49. (Mukdahan: Phu Huai Sing)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 68, fig.132,♂. (Umphang)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.80,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 340, pl.144, figs.A28a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 342, pl.144, figs.N175a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Khao Soi Dao / Doi Phu Kha)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9, 19.photo.25,♂. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 152-153, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Chiang Dao / Doi Suthep / Phu Kradung / Phu Khiewo / Nakohn Nayok / Wan Nam Khiewo / Kao Soi Dao / Kratching WF / Sai York Noi / Kanchanaburi / Kaeng Krachan)

[ LAOS ]
Discophora tullia f.tulliana ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 33. (Muong-Xa / Kam-Keut / Ban-van-Hoe / Nam-Tiene / Pou-So-Ko / Sala-Na-Leu / Don-Khoua)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 67, col.pl.14, fig.♀ ; pl.94, figs.1.♂,2.♂(Un),3.♀,4.♀(Un). (Vang Vieng / Tha Ngone / Vientiane / Luang Prabang / Pakse)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 212, pl.102, figs.♂,♀. (Thakhek / Lak Sao)
Discophora sondaica zal f.spiloptera ; Uémura,2000 : 22-23, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un). (Xam Neua)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 45. (Thakhek / Thabeng)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Uémura,2005 : 4-5, fig.26,map. (Xam Neua / Ban Nakah / Muang Kham / Vieng Thong)
[ Discophora sondaica despoliata ; Uémura,2007 : 6, fig.37,map. (by literature, Tcherniak & Tuzov,2004. Phu Phanang) ]
Discophora sondaica zal ; Uémura,2011 : 4. (Central: Namkata / near border to Vietnam)
Discophora sondaica zal ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 50.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 6♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nong Khai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Westwood, J.O.,1850-1852 : In Doubleday et al., The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera.
vol.2 : ii + pp.251-534, pls.31-80,54. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.

Staudinger, O.,1887 : Exotische Tagfalter in sysmatischer Reihenfolge mit Berucksichtigung neuer Arten.
in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1. (15):175-194, pl.81-85(1887).

Elwes, H.J.,1888 : A catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Sikkim,
with additions, corrections, and notes on seasonal and local distribution, by Otto Moller.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 36(3):269-465, pls.8-11.

Stichel, H.,1902 : Nachricten aus dem Berliner Entomologischen Verein. Sitzung vom 6.Februar 1902.
Ins. Borse 19(16):125.

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