Calinaga sudassana sudassana  Melville,1893

Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Up. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Un. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♀ Up. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♀ Un.
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Up. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Un. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♀ Up. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♀ Un.
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Rai, Thailand.
Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Up. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Un. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Up. Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Calinaga sudassana Melville,1893
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 41(2):121-122, pl.7, figs.1,2.
TL : Chieng Mai, Siam.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Godfrey,1916 : 132. (N)
Calinaga sudassana ; Godfrey,1930 : 298. (N: by Bingham & Fruhstorfer)
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Pinratana,1979 : 92, figs.N159a.♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Pinratana,1996 : 103, pl.82, figs.199,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 496, pl.223, figs.N212,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀. (Wiang Pa Pao)
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 374, pl.160, figs.N202,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀. (Wiang Pa Pao)
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Lampang)
Calinaga buddha sudassana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 138, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Calinaga buddha avalokita ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 63, pl.79, figs.7,8. (Vang Vieng)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Rai : 2♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai (alt. 550m - 1,600m) : 11♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 20♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 8♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Oudomxai : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest and is very good mimic to Parantica melaneus and Parantica sita (Danainae) in flight.

Literature

Melville, M.A.,1893 : Description of a new butterfly of the genus Calinaga from Siam.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 41(2):121-122, pl.7.

Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.
Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂
♂+P.agestor, G.xenocles, G.chironides, Lampang, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.
Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.
Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂ Calinaga sudassana sudassana ♂
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♂ + P.agestor, Lampang, Thailand.

2020.01.31.