Calinaga buddha bedoci  Le Cherf,1927

Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Up. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Un. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♀ Up. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♀ Un.
♂, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Up. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Un. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Up. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Up. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♂ Un. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♀ Up. Calinaga buddha bedoci ♀ Un.
♂, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : * Calinaga buddha bedoci Le Cerf,1927
OD : Encyc. ent. Ser.B.III. Lep. 2:45, t.4, fig.7,♂.
TL : Haut-Tonkin.
Distribution : E.Laos, N.Vietnam.

Synonym

Calinaga buddha sapaensis Funahashi,2003 : Wallace 8:9, pl.3, fig.12, Holotype ♂(Up & Un). TL. Sapa, Lao Cai, N.Vietnam.


Type Materials Information

sapaensis ;
Holotype ♂, 1992.Apr., Sapa, alt.2000m, Lao Cai, N.Vietnam. (in coll. Funahashi)
Paratypes : 20♂ 5♀, 1992.Apr., Sapa, alt.2000m, Lao Cai, N.Vietnam. (in coll. Funahashi)


Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 209, pl.84, figs.♂,♂. (Lak Sao)
Calinaga sudassana distans ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ VIETNAM ]
Calinaga buddha bedoci ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 44. (N: Lao Cai)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 2♂ 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lao Cai : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yen Bai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Examples from E.Laos have similar markings to sudassana sudassana, however the shape of the hindwing is different. I regard taxon of N.Vietnam and E.Laos as subspecies of buddha provisionally. Further study is needed to all species of Calinaga by DNA analysis.

Literature

Funahashi, A.,2003 : Butterflies of Vietnam part.2
Descriptions of 19 New subspecies of Butterflies from Vietnam.
Wallace 8:3-15, 4 pls.

2020.01.31.

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