Polyura schreiber assamensis  (Rothschild, 1899)

Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Up. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Un. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♀ Up. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Up. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Un. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♀ Up. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Lampang, Thailand.
Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Up. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Un. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Up. Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♂, Phrae, Thailand.

ON : Eulepis schreiber assamensis Rothschild, 1899
OD : Novit. zool. 6:223-224, fig.39,♂.
TL : Kashia Hills. (NHML)
Distribution :
N.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, S.Yunnan.

● ssp.assamensis
ssp.tisamenus
Polyura schreiber assamensis map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Kashi Hills. designated by R.L.Smiles,1975. (NHML)
Paratypes : 1♂, Khasia Hills. designated by R.L.Smiles,1975 (NHML)
1♂, Jaintia Hills. designated by R.L.Smiles,1975 (NHML) ; 1♀, Shillong. designated by R.L.Smiles,1975. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Eriboea schreiber tisamenus ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 725. (Muak Lek)
Eriboea schreiber assamensis ; Godfrey,1932b : 326. (Petchaburi: Tung Luan)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Pinratana,1979 : 103, figs.N175a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum; Chonburi)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Smiles,1982 : 162. (Phet Buri; [Tung Luang]; Hin Lap)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 100, pl.80, fig.196a♂. (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum; Chonburi)
Polyura schreiber tisamenus ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 52, fig.21,♂. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Pung; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 50, fig.127,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 494, pl.221, figs.N209a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 352, pl.149, figs.N183a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao; Wang Chin; Chanthaburi)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Phetchabun; Chanthaburi; Nakhon Nayok) (accessed: 2021.07.01)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 136, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Wang Chin; Phu Khiewo; Kao Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Polyura schreiber tisamenus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 62, col.pl.13, fig.♂ ; pl.78, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un). (Tha Ngone; Vang Vieng)
Polyura schreiber tisamenus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.81, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Boung Kuang; Boun Neua; Xaignabouri)
Polyura schreiber tisamenus ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 44. (Namdhua)
Polyura schreiber tisamenus ; Onodera,2009b : 36,39. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham; Bolikhamxai: Thabok)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs,♀,♂. (Botum Sakor NP.)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Eriboea schreiber tisamenus ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 725. (Tonkin: Chiem Hoa)
Eriboea schreiberi [sic] ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 233. (Tonkin)
Eriboea tisamenus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 233. (Tonkin)
Eriboea schreiber f.tisamenus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 47. (Tonkin: Chiem-Hoa)
Eriboea schreiber tisamenus ; Metaye,1957 : 99. (N)
Eriboea schreiber tisamenus ; Metaye,1958b : 176. (Lam Dong: Blao)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Smiles,1982 : 162. (Chiem Hoa)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 35, fig.N-114,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 24, fig.N-114,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 42. (N / C / S)
Polyura schreiber assamensis ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):84-85, pl.12, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un),2c♀. (C: Bach Ma; Cat Loc / S: Cat Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 12♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 4♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♂ (photo by M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Kien Giang : 1♀ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1200m) and is frequently found on hilltops. Males are territorial on canopies. There is an old record at "Chiem Hoa", Tonkin, however the distribution in N.Vietnam needs to be reconfirmed.


Literature

Rothschild, L.W. & Jordan, K.,1899 : A monograph of Charaxes and the allied Prionopterous genera. Part 2.
Novit. zool. 6:220-286, pl.7.

Smiles, R.L.,1982 : The taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Polyura Billberg (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
Bull. Brit. Mus. Ent. (Nat. Hist.) 44(3):115-237. London.


Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂ Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Polyura schreiber assamensis ♂
♂ (territorial behavior) with P.jalysus, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2006.12.09 - 2021.07.31.

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