Prothoe franck vilma  Fruhstorfer, [1902]

Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Un. Prothoe franck vilma ♀ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Un. Prothoe franck vilma ♀ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♀ Un.
♂, Quang Ngai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Quang Ngai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Un. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Un.
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Bolikhamxai, Laos.
Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Un. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Up. Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Un.
♂, Sekong, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, Champasak Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Prothoe francki [sic] vilma Fruhstorfer, [1902]
OD : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 14(2):340-341.
TL : Muok-Lek, Thailand.
Distribution : C. & S.E.Thailand, Laos, C.Vietnam.

● ssp.vilma
ssp.uniformis
ssp.angelica
ssp.nausikaa
Prothoe 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 francki [sic] vilma ; Pinratana,1979 : 96, figs.N164b♂,♂(Un). (Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 101, pl.80, fig.197a♂. (Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 352, pl.148, figs.N182a♂(Laos),♂(Un,Laos),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Phu Khieo; "Chiang Dao" [loc.err.])
Prothoe franck vilma ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Nakhon Nayok; Phetchabun; Sa Kaeo) (accessed: 2021.07.01)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 137, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Prothoe franckii [sic] ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 233. (Laos)
"Prothoe franckii [sic] f.nausikaa ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 46. (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)
Prothoe franck vilma ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ VIETNAM ]
Prothoe franck ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 42. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi)
Prothoe franck nausikaa ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):80-81. (C: Son Thanh; Nam Dong) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchabun : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♂ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂ 3♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Gia Lai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Quang Ngai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1000m).
Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded this species from "Chiang Dao", Chiang Mai, but it is incorrect. The specimen was obtained in Umphang, Tak, W.Thailand. This species has never been found in Chiang Mai province until now.
Monastyrskii,2019 recorded the populations in southern part of central Vietnam as ssp.nausikaa, however, I consider it to be ssp.vilma.


Literature

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


Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Prothoe franck vilma ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.
Prothoe franck vilma ♂ Prothoe franck vilma ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Prothoe franck vilma ♀
♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2006.12.09 - 2021.07.31.

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