Charaxes bernardus crepax  Fruhstorfer,1914

Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Un. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♀ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Un. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♀ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Un. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Un. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Up. Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ genitalia Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ genitalia Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ genitalia Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ genitalia
♂ genitalia, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Charaxes polyxena crepax Fruhstorfer,1914
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:732.
TL : Malay Pen. (NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), W.Malaysia.

● ssp.hierax
ssp.crepax
Charaxes bernardus map

Synonym

Charaxes polyxena crepax f.parafervens Fruhstorfer,1914 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde 9:732. TL. Malay Pen.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Charaxes polyxena repetitus ; Pendlebury,1923 : 42. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram ; Khao Luang)
Charaxes polyxena repetitus ; Godfrey,1930 : 303. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram ; Khao Luang; Pattani: Khao Kalakiri)
Charaxes polyxena repetitus ; Godfrey,1932a : 270. (P)
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; Pinratana,1979 : 106, figs.N177c♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 96, pl.71, figs.181b♂,♂(Un),♀. (Ranong)
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 478, pl.213, figs.N194b♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀(bottom),♀(bottom,Un). (in part)
Charaxes aristogiton peridoneus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.215, figs.N196,♀,♀(Un) as Charaxes aristogiton aristogiton. (in part)
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2021.07.20)
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 368, pl.157, figs.N197b♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀(bottom),♀(bottom,Un). (in part)
Charaxes aristogiton aristogiton ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.158, figs.N199,♀(middle,right),♀(bottom,Un) as Charaxes aristogiton peridoneus. (in part)
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 130, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 3♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 2♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 6♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.200m - 700m).
Some examples from Tak province, W.Thailand are very similar to this species, and the area seems to be a transition zone.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : 6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
729-736. (19.May.1914)

Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂ Charaxes bernardus crepax ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

2006.12.09 - 2021.07.31.

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