Enispe cycnus cycnus  Westwood,[1851]

Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Up. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Un. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♀ Up. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Up. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Un. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Up. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.
Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Up. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Un. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Up. Enispe cycnus cycnus ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Enispe cycnus Westwood,[1851]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):330.
TL : Silhet. (NHML)



Distribution :
Assam to N.Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, N. & C.Vietnam,
Tibet, Yunnan.
Enispe cycnus cycnus map

Synonym

Enispe cycnus f.erosa  Stichel,1905 : Gen Ins. fasc. 31:13.


Type Material Information

cycnus : Syntype ♂, Rh.6032, Sylhet. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 344, pl.147, figs.A33,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀,♀(Un). ("Wiang Pa Pao" [recte Fang])
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 348, pl.147, figs.N180,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀,♀(Un). ("Wiang Pa Pao" [recte Fang])
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 155, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok / Fang / Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Enispe cycnus f.verbanus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 34. (Xieng-Khouang)
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 212, not fig. (List up only.)
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Uémura,2005 : 5, fig.30,map. (Xam Neua)
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 50.

[ VIETNAM ]
Enispe cycnus f.verbanus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 34. (Annam: Keng-Trap)
Enispe cycnus verbanus ; Metaye,1957 : 100. (C)
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Monastyrskii,2011 : 124-125, pl.30, figs.4a,♂,4b,♀. (N: Hoang Lien ; Van Ban ; Ba Be / C: Vu Quang) (in part)
Enispe cycnus cycnus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 30. (N / C: to Ha Tinh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 10♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 8♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is less common in montane evergreen forest at moderate elevations.
Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded from "Wiang Pa Pao", however has never been found in this area. It seems a locality error of Fang, Chiang Mai.

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.

Stichel, H.,1905
Lepidoptera Rhopalocera. Fam. Nymphalide. Subfam. Discophorinae.
in Wytsman, Genera Insectorum 31:1-16, pls.1-4.

2007.10.10 - 2020.06.30.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.