Rohana parvata  (Moore, 1857)

Rohana parvata ♂ Up. Rohana parvata ♂ Un. Rohana parvata ♀ Up. Rohana parvata ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rohana parvata ♂ Up. Rohana parvata ♂ Un. Rohana parvata ♀ Up. Rohana parvata ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Rohana parvata ♂ Up. Rohana parvata ♂ Un. Rohana parvata ♀ Up. Rohana parvata ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Rohana parvata ♂ Up. Rohana parvata ♂ Un. Rohana parvata ♂ Up. Rohana parvata ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Apatura parvata Moore, 1857
OD : in Horsfield & Moore,
Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Co. 1:202, pl.6a, fig.6,♂.
TL : N.India.
Distribution : NE.India, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Vietnam, S.E.Tibet, Guangxi, Guizhou.
Rohana parvata map

Synonyms

Apatura parvata burmana Tytler, 1940 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:111. TL. Htawgaw ; Sadon, N.E.Burma.
Rohana parvata piaoacensis Funahashi, 2003 : Wallace 8:6-7, pl.2, fig.7,♂(HT),♂(HT,Un). TL. Mt.Pia Oac, N.Vietnam. (♂, in coll. A.Funahashi)


Type Materials Information

piaoacensis :
Holotype ♂, Jun.1997. Mt. Pia Oac, N.Vietnam. (in coll. A.Funahashi)
Paratypes : 11♂, Jun.1998. Mt.Pia Oac, N.Vietnam. (in coll. A.Funahashi)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rohana parvata burmana ; Kimura,1994 : 20, figs.37,♂,38,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 87, pl.64, figs.167,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 468, pl.207, figs.N179,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Chiang Dao)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 488, pl.217, figs.N363,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Chiang Dao)
Rohana parvata burmana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2021.09.26)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 124, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Rohana parvata burmana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.73, fig.♂. (Xiang Khouang)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ VIETNAM ]
Rohana parvata burmana ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2003 : 103. (Tuyen Quang: Na Hang)
Rohana parvata ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Mt.Pia Oac)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 43. (N / C)
Rohana parvata burmana ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):55-56, pl.4, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un). (N: Hagiang: Dong Van, Pia Oac; Na Hang)


Specimens Examined

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


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is very localized in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.600m - 1100m) but is common in the habitat.
The species has two color forms, blackish and brownish, occasionally seen intermediate form. These forms occur together in the same season and locality.


Literature

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,1857, [1858] : A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Tytler, H.,1940 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies chiefly from Burma. Part.2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:109-123.

Funahashi, A.,2003 : Description of a new subspecies of Rohana parvata Moore, 1857 from Mt.Pia Oac, N.Vietnam.
in Butterflies of Vietnam part.2. Descriptions of 19 New subspecies of Butterflies from Vietnam.
Wallace 8:6-7, pl.3.

Lang, S.Y.,2012 : The Nymphalidae of China (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera), Part I. Libytheinae, Danainae, Calinaginae, Morphinae, Heliconiinae, Nymphalinae, Charaxinae, Apaturinae, Cyrestinae, Biblidinae, Limenitinae.
Tshikolovets. Czech Rep. 456 pp, 32 col + 41 b/w pls, distribution maps.


Rohana parvata ♂ Rohana parvata ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rohana parvata ♂ Rohana parvata ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rohana parvata ♂ Rohana parvata ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2007.09.20 - 2021.10.31.

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