Hestina persimilis persimilis  (Westwood,[1850])

Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♀ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♀ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Diadema persimilis Westwood,[1850]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):281.
TL : N.India. (NHML)
Distribution : Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand. [Cambodia]

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,♀. TL. Sikkim.


Type Material Information

persimilis : Syntype ♂, Rh.8993. N.India. designated by P.Ackery,1996. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Diagora persimilis persimilis ; Pinratana,1979 : 95, fig.N163,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 92, pl.69, fig.176,♂. (Chiang Mai)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 474, pl.211, fig.N189,♂. (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 494, pl.220, figs.N373,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 129, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao)

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


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 7♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 11♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂.
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.

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

Masui, A. & T. Inomata,1997 : Apaturinae of the World (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) 8. (in Japanese)
Yadoriga 170:7-23.

Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂ Hestina persimilis persimilis ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2007.09.20 - 2019.09.30.

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