Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus  (Doyere,[1840])

Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Un. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♀ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Un. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♀ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thialand.
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Un. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Adolias nesimachus Doyere,[1840]
OD : in Cuvier, Regne anim. (Disciptes'ed.) 6(4): pl.139bis, fig.1.
TL : no loc.
Distribution : N.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
Vietnam, Tibet, Hainan, China.

● ssp.nesimachus
ssp.machates
Dichorragia nesimachus map

Synonym

Argynnis hippomenes Herrich-Schaffre,1850 : Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1:77, pl.[7], figs.11,[♂],12,[♂](Un). TL. India sept.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 76. (Koon Tarn)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Pinratana,1979 : 88, figs.N152a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 94, pl.70, fig.179a♂. (Chiang Mai; Kanchanaburi)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 474, pl.211, figs.N192a♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 482, pl.213, figs.N350a♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Chiang Mai; Phetchabun) (accessed: 2021.07.20)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 121, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Ban Salok; Kao Soi Dao; Khlong Kaviea)

[ LAOS ]
Dichorragia nesimachus f.nesimachus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 44. (Nam-Tie)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 61, not fig. (Muong Kassy)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.76, figs.♂,♀. (Oudomxay; Phong Saly)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Dichorragia nesimachus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Dichorragia nesimachus f.nesimachus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 44. (Tonkin)
Dichorragia nesimachus ; Lemee,1950 : 15. (Langson)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Metaye,1957 : 97. (N)
Dichorragia nesimachus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 32, figs.N-103,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 34. (N / C to Lam Dong)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 41. (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):158-159, pl.32, fig.2a♂,2b♂(Un). (N: Meo Vac; Hoang Lien; Tam Dao / C: Bach Ma; Son Thanh; Ngoc Linh; Kon Ka Kinh; Bi Doup Nui Ba; Hon Ba)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 10♂ 15♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂ 8♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (alt.1000m - 1800m) and often rest on the underside of leaves with their wings spread. Male makes a territory on the hilltops and often settling on the trunks of the trees.

Literature

Doyere, L.,[1840] : In Cuvier 1836-1849, Le Regne Animal, edn. 3 (Disciples').

Herrich-Schaffer, G.A.W.,1850 : Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropaischer Schmetterlinge.
1: pl.[1-10], figs.1-22 ; 1:53-84(1858).

Cowan, C.F.,1976 : On the Disciples' Edition of Cuvier's Regne Animal.
J. Soc. Bibl. nat. Hist. 8(1):32-64.

Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♀
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂ Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.
Dichorragia nesimachus nesimachus ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Tak, Thailand.

2007.10.10 - 2021.08.31.

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