Polyura delphis delphis  (Doubleday, 1843)

Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Up. Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Un. Polyura delphis delphis ♀ Up. Polyura delphis delphis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand.
Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Up. Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Un. Polyura delphis delphis ♀ Up. Polyura delphis delphis ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Uttaradit, Thailand.
Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Up. Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Un. Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Up. Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂, Dong Nai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Charaxes delphis Doubleday, 1843
OD : Annls. Soc. ent. Fr. (2)1(3): 217, pl.7.
TL : Silhet. (NHML)
Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

● ssp.delphis
ssp.concha
Polyura delphis delphis map

Type Material Information

Lectotype ♂, Rh10452. Silhet (Sylhet), Bangladesh. designated by R.L.Smiles,1978. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Eriboea delphis delphis ; Fruhstorfer,1914 : 723. (Bangkok)
Eulepis delphis ; Godfrey,1916 : 133. (Petchaburi River; Prae: Me Song forest)
Eriboea delphis delphis ; Godfrey,1930 : 302. (Prae: Me Song forest; Muak Lek; Petchaburi River)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Pinratana,1979 : 102, figs.N174a♂,♂(Un). (Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi; Nakhon Nayok; Phitsanulok)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Smiles,1984 : 190. ([Me Sai Song]; [Muok-Lek]; [Khao Sabab]; [Hot Spring]; Hin Lap)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 100, pl.79, figs.195a♂,♂(Un). (Chaiyaphum; Phisanulok; Nakhon Nayok; Chonburi; Chanthaburi)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 50, fig.126,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 494, pl.221, figs.N208a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 354, pl.150, figs.N184a♂,♂(Un). (Mae Rim; Khao Soi Dao)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Polyura delphis delphis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. Early Stages. (Saraburi; Trat; Nakhon Nayok; Phetchabun; Uttaradit) (accessed: 2021.07.01)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 136, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Kao Yai; Nakhon Nayok; Kao Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Eriboea delphis f.delphis ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 47. (Luang-Prabang)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 62, not fig. (list only)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.79, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Xaignabouri; Thabok)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ VIETNAM ]
Polyura delphis delphis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 34, fig.N-113,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Madagui)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 42. (C: Lam Dong / S)
Polyura delphis delphis ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):90, pl.14, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un). (C: Bai Ai; Bu Gia Map / S: Cat Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Uttaradit : 2♀ (photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 5♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai ; 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Khammouan : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Dong Nai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in low to moderate montane forest.


Literature

Doubleday, M.E.,1843 : Description de deux Nouvelles especes de Charaxes des Indes orientales, de la collection de M.Henri Doubleday.
Annls. Soc. ent. Fr. (2)1(3):217-220, pls.7,8.

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 delphis delphis ♂ Polyura delphis delphis ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Polyura delphis delphis ♂ Polyura delphis delphis ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2006.12.09 - 2021.07.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.