Euripus nyctelius nyctelius   (Doubleday,1845)


ON : Diadema nyctelius  Doubleday,1845
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1)16:182.
TL : Sylhet.

Distribution :
N.India, Assam to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, S.China, Hainan.


Synonym

Euripus halitherses  Doubleday,[1848] : Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):293, pl.41, fig.2.  TL. N.India : Assam.
Hestina isa  Moore,[1858] : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Mus. East India Co. (1):161.  TL. Darjeeling. (Š)
Euripus haliartus  Felder & Felder,1864 : Wien. ent. Monats. 4(8):234-235.  TL. Sikkim. (Š)
Euripus cinnamomeus  Wood-Mason,1881 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2, 50(4):272-273, pl.4, fig.4Š.  TL. Shilong, Khasi Hills. (Š)
Euripus halitherses Šf.alcathoeides  de Niceville,1886 : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 2:20.  TL. Tenasserim.
Euripus halitherses mastor  Fruhstorfer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:28-33.  TL. Tonkin.
Euripus halitherses Šab.neda  Fruhstofer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:29.  TL. Chiem-Hoa, Tonkin.
Euripus halitherses Šab.phygalia  Fruhstofer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:29.  TL. Chiem-Hoa, Tonkin.
Euripus halitherses Šab.hadria  Fruhstofer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:30.  TL. Chiem-Hoa, Tonkin.
Euripus halitherses Šab.pademoides  Fruhstofer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:30.  TL. Sikkim.
Euripus halitherses Šab.gulussa  Fruhstofer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:30.  TL. Sikkim.
Euripus halitherses Šab.gyrtone  Fruhstofer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16:30-31.  TL. Sikkim.
* Šv.isis  Rosa,1929 : TL. Karen Hill.
* Šf.pseuduniformis  Nguyen,1980 : TL. Lower Burma.


Records taken from Literature

Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.isa ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 318. (Siam)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.neda ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 318. (Siam)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.alcathoeoides ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 318. (Hinlap)
Euripus halitherses mastor ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 708. (Siam)
Euripus halitherses halitherses ; Godfrey,1916 : 132.
Euripus halitherses pfeifferae ; Pendlebury,1923 : 41. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Lan Saka)
Euripus halitherses halitherses ; Godfrey,1930 : 299-300. (Chiang Rai / Nam Phat(Sen Tor) / Muak Lek)
Euripus halitherses pfeifferae ; Godfrey,1930 : 300. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Lan Saka)
Euripus halitherses pfeifferae ; Godfrey,1932a : 270. (Peninsular)
Euripus halitherses mastor ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 75. (Lampang / Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Idrusia nyctelius euploeoides f.euploeoides ; Reeves,1966 : 17. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Idrusia nyctelius euploeoides f.nyctelius ; Reeves,1966 : 17. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Idrusia nyctelius euploeoides ; Reeves,1967a : 125. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Pinratana,1979 : 94, fig.N161,‰,Š,Š,Š,Š,Š,Š.
  (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Chanthaburi / Nakhon Nayok / Prachinburi / Yala)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius Šf.nyctelius ; Pinratana,1996 : 90, pl.67.
  (Nakhon Ratchasima / Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Chiang Rai / Phrae / Phisanulok / Nakhon Nayok / Chanthaburi / Petchaburi / Trang / Yala)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius Šf.isa ; Pinratana,1996 : 90, pl.67. (Yala)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius Šf.euploeoides ; Pinratana,1996 : 90, pl.67. (Chaiyaphum / Nakhon Ratchasima / Phrae)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius Šf.alcathoides ; Pinratana,1996 : 90, pl.67. (Phrae)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 256, fig.114‰.
  (Ubon Ratchathani: Pha Taem / Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep ; Phu Pha Phung)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 31. (Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng E-Keow)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 52. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 70, fig.174‰. (Umphang)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 50, fig.123‰. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 470, pl.209, fig.185, ‰,‰(Un),Šf.cinnamomea,Šf.alcathoeoides,
  Šf.euploeoides,Šf.nyctelius,Šf.isa. (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Nayok)

[ LAOS ]
Euripus cinnamomeus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Laos)
Euripus nyctelius ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 62, pl.76, figs.5‰,6‰(Un),7Š,8Š.
  (Luang Prabang / Pakse / Tha Ngone / Nam Moh / Vientiane / Ban Houei Sai / Nam Ngum Dam)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 43. (Thabeng / Namdhua / Nakai)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Nakamura et al.,2009 : 26, fig.10Š,Š(Un). (Bolovens)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Onodera,2009b : 41. (Khammouan: Nacay)

[ VIETNAM ]
Euripus halitherses mastor ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 317. (Tonkin: Chiem Hoa)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.cinnamomeus ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 318. (Tonkin: Phunkte / Annam)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.hadria ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 318. (Tonkin)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.neda ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 318. (Tonkin)
Euripus halitherses mastor ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 708. (Tonkin)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.phygalia ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 708. (Annam)
Euripus halitherses mastor Šab.cinnamomeus ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 708. (Annam)
Euripus mastor ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Tonkin)
Euripus phygalia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Tonkin)
Euripus neda ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Tonkin)
Euripus badria ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Annam)
Euripus mastor ; Lemee,1950 : 16. (Hagiang)
Euripus halitherses halitherses ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.neda ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.pademoides ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.haliartus ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.alcathoeoides ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.cinnamomeus ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.nyctelius ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses halitherses f.Š.gyrtone ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses mastor ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (North / Central / South)
Euripus halitherses mastor f.Š.hadria ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (Central)
Euripus nyctelius ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 42. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi)
Euripus nyctelius mastor ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 34, fig.N-109‰. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Euripus nyctelius mastor ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 38, fig.N-109Š. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.    1988.03.23       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Ten Doi.       1991.10.30   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.          1983.03.03   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.          1983.04.03       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1983.03.08   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1986.03.13       2Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1988.03.16   1‰ 1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1987.04.03   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1984.04.06   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1987.04.06   2‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1984.04.12   2‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1988.04.12   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1984.04.16   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.          1984.04.17   2‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Manta Tarn WF.       1996.03.19   1‰       Local Catcher (KS)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Inthanon.        1986.03.16       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.                1989.--.--       3Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Lampang, Jae Hom.                1988.03.04       1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                1992.02.18   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                1992.02.21   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                1991.03.--   2‰ 1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                1991.04.--   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                1991.07.--   1‰       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                1991.07.02       1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Tak, Taksin Maharat NP.          1991.02.26       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2006.12.--   1‰ 1Š   N.D.Khoa (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                2004.12.31   1‰       T.Saito  (TS)
 Lam Dong, Dai Duc Me.            2006.12.26       1Š   T.Saito  (TS)

Notes
Literature

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Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1)16:176-182, 232-236, 304-307.

Doubleday, E. & Hewitson, W.C,1846-1852 : The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera,
comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habits and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus ;
illustrated with 86 plates by W.C.Hewitson.
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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.

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,1860 : Lepidopterologische Fragmente. VI.
Wien. ent. Monats. 4(8):225-251, pl.3,4.

Wood-Mason, J.,1881 : Description of a new Species of the Lepidopterous Genus Euripus from North-Eastern India.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 50(4):272-273.

de Niceville, C.L.A.,1886 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.
A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume II (Nymphalidae, Libytheidae, Nemeobiidae).
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