Parantica aglea melanoides   Moore,1883

melanoides ♂ Up. melanoides ♂ Un. melanoides ♀ Up. melanoides ♀ Un.
♂, 1987.01.29. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 1984.03.05. Khao Soi Dao, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

ON : Parantica melanoides  Moore,1883
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):247.
TL : Himalayas, Mussoorie.



Distribution :
Kashmire to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,
Hainan, China, Langkawi, W.Malaysia (Kedah).
melanoides map

Synonyms

Danais aglea phormis  Fruhstorfer,1909 : Ent. Zeit. 23:116.  TL. Tonkin, Siam, Annam.
Danaida aglea phormion  Fruhstorfer,1910 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:208.  TL. Tonkin ; Annam.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Danaida aglea phormis ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 274. (Siam)
Danais aglea melanoides ; Godfrey,1916 : 118.
Danaida aglea melanoides ; Pendlebury,1923 : 29. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Ram ; Khao Luang)
Danaida aglea melanoides ; Godfrey,1927 : 121. (North)
Danaida aglea melanoides ; Godfrey,1930 : 236. (all over)
Danaida aglea melanoides ; Godfrey,1932a : 266. (Peninsular)
Danaus aglea melanoides ; Reeves,1966 : 13. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Danaus aglea melanoides ; Reeves,1967a : 122. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Danaus aglea melanoides ; Pinratana,1977 : 72, fig.D10,♂,♂(Un). (all over)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Pinratana,1992 : 59,71, pl.73, fig.10,♂. (Kanchanaburi / Petchaburi)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 252, fig.60♀ [as Ideopsis vulgaris]. (Mukdahan: Phu Sa Duak Ba ; Ban Naudom)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 19-20. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum / Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 47. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Hin Khan)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 67, fig.103♂. (Umphang: Tha-Sai ; Umphang)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.75♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 188, pl.66, fig.D10,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nakhon Nayok / Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 52, pl.32, figs.7♂,8♂(Un) ; pl.33, figs.1♀,2♀(Un). (Luang Prabang / Tha Ngone / Vang Vieng / Nam Ngum Dam)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 204, pl.43, fig.♂. (Boun Neua)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Onodera,2009b : 35-36. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : fig.♂,♂(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Parantica aglea ; Onodera,2007 : 22, fig.24♂. (Rattanakiri: Ta Veaeng)

[ VIETNAM ]
Danais aglea ; Joannis,1901 : 315. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Danaida aglea phormion ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 208. (Tonkin)
Danaida aglea phormis ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 274. (Tonkin / Annam)
Danais aglea phormion ; Godfrey,1919 : 465. (South: Daban)
Danaida phormion ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 221. (Annam / Tonkin)
Danaida maghaba ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 221. (Tonkin)
Danaida aglea f.phormion ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 24. (Tonkin / Annam)
Danaida aglea melanoides ; Moulton,1923 : 127. (Pulo Condore)
Danais maghaba ; Lemee,1950 : 6. (Hanoi / Backan)
Danaus aglea aglea ; Metaye,1957 : 101. (North / Central / South)
Danaus aglea phormion ; Metaye,1957 : 101. (North / Central)
Danaus aglea grammica ; Metaye,1958a : 156, pl.1, fig.9. (Central / South)
Danaus aglea maghaba ; Metaye,1958a : 157. (Hanoi / Backan)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Morishita,1970 : 65, fig.8, ♂. (La Nga / Ben Nom / Dinh Quan / Col de Blao / Dalat)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Ikeda et al.,1999 : 50, figs.1:11♂,12♂(Un),13♀,9:4(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Parantica aglea melanoides ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 15, figs.D-12,♂♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Gung Re / Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.           1987.01.29   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1984.02.05   1♂       Y.Shiraishi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1988.03.01   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1983.03.04   2♂  1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1983.03.05   1♂  1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1987.04.03   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1990.07.29        1♀  K.Yasuda (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.           1985.08.15   2♂       Y.Shiraishi (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                 1991.03.--        1♀  Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                 1991.06.--   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.                 1991.10.16   1♂       Local Catcher (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.        1984.03.05        1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Bo Nam Ron.               1987.04.22        1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Kampuan.                  1993.12.25        1♀  S.Ruangrit (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1984.03.26        1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.                1987.03.17   2♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.                1987.03.18   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Xiang Khouang, Muang Phon Savan.  1993.06.27   1♂       P.Sukkit (YI)
 Vientiane, Phu Khao Kway.         1996.04.01   1♂       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Cham Pasak, Paksong.              1996.03.26       1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                 2003.09.15   1♂ 1♀    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                 2002.12.29       1♀    K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.                 2002.12.31   1♂        K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dai Duc Me.             2003.01.03   1♂        K.Saito (KS)
 Lam Dong, Madagui.                2006.10.03       1♀    K.Saito (KS)

Notes
Parantica aglea melanoides ♀
♀, 2012.04.23. Doi Ang Kang, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Literature

Moore, F.,1883 :
A Monograph of Limnaina and Euploeina, two Groups of Diurnal Lepidoptera belonging to the Subfamily Euploeinae;
with descriptions of new genera and species. Part I. Limnaina.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):201-252.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1909 : Lepidopterologisches Pele-Mele. Neues aus Formosa.
Ent. Zeit. 23(25):116-117.

1998.11.15 - 2012.05.15.