Dichorragia nesimachus machates  Fruhstorfer,1903

Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Un. Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♀ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Un. Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Up. Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♂, Trang, Thailand.

ON : Dichorragia nesimachus machates Fruhstorfer,1903
OD : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16(1):23-24.
TL : Deli, N.O.Sumatra. (NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo

● ssp.nesimachus
ssp.machates
Dichorragia nesimachus machates map

Synonyms

Dichorragia nesimachus derdas Fruhstorfer,1903 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16(1):24. TL. Borneo.
Dichorragia nesimachus deiokes Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde 9:697. TL. Perak.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dichorragia nesimachus deiokes ; Pinratana,1979 : 88, figs.N152b♀,♀(Un). (Yala)
Dichorragia nesimachus deiokes ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 94, pl.70, fig.179b♂[♀]. (Ranong; Surat Thani; Yala)
Dichorragia nesimachus machates ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 474, pl.211, figs.N192b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Dichorragia nesimachus machates ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 482, pl.213, figs.N350b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Dichorragia nesimachus machates ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 121-122, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone; Kao Pho Ta; Khlong Naka; Than To WF.)
Dichorragia nesimachus machates ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2021.07.20)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 5♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.600m - 1300m) 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

Fruhstorfer, H.,1903 : Neue Nymphaliden aus Ostasien.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 16(1):22-42.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1913 : 6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
649-704. (28.Oct.1913)

Tsukada, E.,1991 : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands V, Nymphalidae (II). (in Japanese)
Azumino Butterflie's Research Institute. 576pp.(238 col. pls.)


Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂ Dichorragia nesimachus machates ♂
(territorial behavior), Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2007.10.10 - 2021.08.31.

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