Hestina persimilis persimilis   (Westwood,[1850])

persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un. persimilis female Up. persimilis female Un.
‰, 1992.02.--. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. Š, 1992.02.23. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.
persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un. persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un.
‰, 1984.03.07. Khao Soi Dao, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ‰, 1993.02.10. Ban Huai Pung, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un. persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un.
‰, 1994.02.19. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. ‰, 1979.09.--. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un. persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un.
‰, 1988.03.24. Ban Ten Doi, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ‰, 1988.03.24. Ban Ten Doi, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
persimilis male Up. persimilis male Un.
‰, 2007.03.12. Xam Neua, Laos. ( Photo by K.Saito)

ON : Diadema persimilis  Westwood,[1850]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):281.
TL : N.India. (BMNH)



Distribution :
Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.
persimilis map

Synonyms

Hestina zella   Butler,1869 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 17(1):9-10, text-fig.  TL. Oriente.
* Hestina aporina   Rober,1927 : Int. Ent. Zeit. 20:421, fig.2,Š. TL. Sikkim.


Type Material Information

persimilis : Syntype ‰, Rh.8993. N.India. designated by P.Ackery,1996. (BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Diagora persimilis persimilis ; Pinratana,1979 : 95, fig.N163,‰,‰(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Pinratana,1996 : 92, pl.69, fig.176,‰. (Chiang Mai)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 474, pl.211, fig.N189,‰. (Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Parhestina persimilis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 232. (Laos)
Diagora persimilis f.persimilis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 45. (Laos)
Diagora persimilis persimilis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 62, pl.77, figs.1‰,2‰(Un). (Nam Moh)
Hestina persimilis ssp. ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 6, fig.31,Š,Š(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.75, figs.‰,Š,‰,‰(Un),Š.
  (Oudomxay / Xiang Khouang / Phong Saly)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Onodera,2009b : 37. (Xieng Kouang: Nam Noen)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Diagora persimilis f.persimilis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 45. (Cambodge)

[ VIETNAM ]
Parhestina persimilis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 232. (Tonkin)
Diagora persimilis ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Van Ban: Mt.PiaOac)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Ten Doi.      1988.03.24    2‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.    1993.02.10    1‰       P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.    1993.02.11    1‰       P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1980.02.--    1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1983.03.03    3‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.         1979.09.--    1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1992.02.--    1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1992.02.18    1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1994.02.19    1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1992.02.23        1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1992.03.--    1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.      1984.03.07    1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Xam Neua.                       2007.03.12    1‰       Local Catcher (KS)

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.

Butler, A.G.,1869 : Description of a New Species of Hestina, which mimics a Danais.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 17(1):9-10.

2007.09.20 - 2010.05.31.