Sephisa chandra chandra   (Moore,[1858])

chandra male Up. chandra male Un. chandra female Up. chandra female Un.
‰, 1984.04.16. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1984.04.06. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
chandra male Up. chandra male Un. chandra female Up. chandra female Un.
‰, 1991.10.11. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. Š, 1993.08.29. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.
chandra male Up. chandra male Un. chandra female Up. chandra female Un.
‰, 1994.03.20. Ya Mo Kwi, Umphang, Thailand. Š, 1989.04.--. Chiang Mai, Thailand. ( photo by K.Saito )
chandra male Up. chandra male Un. chandra male Up. chandra male Un.
‰, 1994.04.28. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 1996.05.08. Lak Sao, Laos. ( photo by K.Saito )
chandra male Up. chandra male Un. chandra male Up. chandra male Un.
‰, 2004.10.--. Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )
‰, 2007.05.--. Mt.Braiang, Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )

ON : Castalia chandra  Moore,[1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore,
  Cat. Lep. Mus. East India Co. (1):200-201, pl.6a, fig.4(‰).
TL : Darjeeling.



Distribution : Nepal to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
chandra map

Synonyms

Sephisa chandra Šd.chandrana  Evans,1912 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21(2):558, 574.
Sephisa chandra Šv.albina  Evans,1912 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21:558, 574.  TL. Darjeeling.
Sephisa chandra f.atiya  Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:701.  TL. Sikkim.
Sephisa chandra f.djalia  Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:701.  TL. Sikkim.
Sephisa chandra f.veria  Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:701.  TL. Sikkim.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Sephisa chandra androdamas ; Fruhstorfer,1913 : 701. (N.Siam)
Sephisa chandra androdamas ; Godfrey,1916 : 132. (North: Mekong Valley)
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Godfrey,1930 : 298. (North)
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Pinratana,1979 : 90, fig.N156,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Pinratana,1996 : 91, pl.69, fig.174,‰,Š(f.chandrana). (Chiang Mai / Chiang Rai)
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 472, pl.210, fig.N187a,‰,Š,Š(Un).
  (Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao / Chiang Rai: Wiang Pa Pao)

[ LAOS ]
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.76, figs.‰,‰(Un). (Oudomxay)
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Onodera,2009b : 37, fig.29‰. (Xieng Kouang: Nam Noen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Sephisa chandra f.chandra ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 45. (Annam: Keng-Trap)
Sephisa chandra chandra ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai.                    1989.04.--       1Š   N.Koyama      (KS)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.        1983.04.02   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.        1984.04.06       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.        1984.04.09   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.        1988.04.12   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.        1984.04.16   2‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.        1984.04.17   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Inthanon.      1984.04.07   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.     1994.03.01   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.     1994.04.18   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.     1994.04.28   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.              1989.09.07   2‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.              1992.05.04   1‰       Local Catcher (KS)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.              1993.08.29       1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.              1991.10.05   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.              1991.10.11   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Umphang, Ya Mo Kwi.            1994.03.18   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Umphang, Ya Mo Kwi.            1994.03.20   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Umphang, Ya Mo Kwi.            1994.03.23   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Laksao.                        1996.05.08   1‰       Local Catcher (KS)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Lam Dong, Dalat.               2004.10.--   1‰       Local Catcher (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dalet, Mt.Braiang.   2007.05.--   1‰       Local Catcher (KS)
 Dac Lac.                       2007.05.--   1‰       Local Catcher (KS)

Notes
Literature

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

Evans, W.H.,1912 : A list of Indian butterflies.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21(2):553-584, 21(3):969-1008.

2007.09.20 - 2010.05.31.