Prothoe franck vilma   Fruhstorfer,[1902]

franck vilma male Up. franck vilma male Un.
‰, 1983.03.28. Khao Soi Dao, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

franck ssp. male Up. franck ssp. male Un. franck ssp. female Up. franck ssp. female Un.
‰, 2006.04.14. Sekong, Laos. ( photo by K.Saito ) Š, 2001.06.21. Pakse, Laos. ( photo by K.Saito )

ON : Prothoe francki vilma  Fruhstorfer,[1902]
OD : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 14(2):340-341.
TL : Muok-Lek, Thailand.




Distribution : Thailand, Laos.
franck vilma map


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Prothoe franckii (sic) vilma ; Fruhstorfer,1913 : 710. (Muok Lek)
Prothoe franckii (sic) vilma ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 75. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap)
Prothoe franki (sic) uniformis ; Reeves,1967a : 125. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Prothoe francki (sic) vilma ; Pinratana,1979 : 96, fig.N164b,‰,‰(Un). (Chaiyaphum / Chanthaburi)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Pinratana,1996 : 101, pl.80, fig.197a,‰. (Chaiyaphum / Chanthaburi)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 496, pl.222, fig.N210a,‰[Š],‰[Š](Un). (Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Prothoe franckii (sic) ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Laos)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 5, fig.15‰. (Vang Vieng)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.77, figs.‰,‰(Un.). (Vang Vieng / Phong Si)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1983.03.28   1‰     S.Naka (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Sekong.                       2006.04.14   1‰     Local Catcher (KS)
 Pakse.                        2001.06.21      1Š  Local Catcher (KS)

Notes
The population in S.Laos seems to be different from ssp.vilma and ssp.nausikaa.
The blue band on the forewing is broader and the tail is shorter. It seems to be a distinct subspecies.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1902] : Neue Indo-Australische Lepidopteren.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 14(2):334-350.

2006.12.09 - 2008.01.20.