Hestina persimilis ssp.  

Hestina persimilis ssp. ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis ssp. ♂ Un. Hestina persimilis ssp. ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis ssp. ♂ Un.
♂, Xam Neua, Laos. (Photo by K.Saito) ♂, Xiang Khouang, Laos. ( Photo by H.Onodera)
Hestina persimilis ssp. ♂ Up. Hestina persimilis ssp. ♂ Un.
♂, Phong Saly, Laos.

ON : Hestina persimilis ssp.
OD :
TL :

Distribution : Laos, Vietnam, S.Yunnan.

Records taken from Literature

[ 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, figs.31,♀,♀(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.75, figs.♂,♀,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Oudomxay / Xiang Khouang / Phong Saly)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Onodera,2009b : 37. (Xieng Kouang: Nam Noen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Parhestina persimilis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 232. (Tonkin)
Diagora persimilis ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Van Ban: Mt.Pia Oac)
Hestina persimilis persimilis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 44. (N: Lao Cai ; Bac Can ; Cao Bang)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Phong Saly : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Houaphan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xiang Khouang : 2♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Taxon of Laos, Vietnam and S.Yunnan seems intermediate between ssp.persimilis and ssp.viridis as Masui & Inomata,1997 pointed out.

Literature

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

2019.09.30.

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