Parantica aspasia aspasia   (Fabricius,1787)

aspasia ♂ Up. aspasia ♂ Un. aspasia ♀ Up. aspasia ♀ Un.
♂, 1987.03.17. Ko Tarutao, Satun, Thailand. ♀, 1992.04.15. Muang Chone, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Papilio aspasia   Fabricius,1787
OD : Mant. Ins. 2:15.
TL : "Tranquebarie" [Thailand ?]



Distribution :
Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Langkawi,
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo.
aspasia map

Synonyms

Danais crocea  Butler,1866 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1866(1):57, pl.4, figs.5,6.  TL. Java ; India ; Borneo.
Parantica cleona shelfordi  Fruhstorfer1905 : Ent. Zeit. 19(9):46.  TL. N.- und. S.Borneo.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Danais aspasia aspasia ; Godfrey,1916 : 118. (Chonburi: Sriracha)
Danaida aspasia aspasia ; Pendlebury,1923 : 29. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Tai Sai River ; Khao Ram ; Khao Luang)
Danaida aspasia aspasia ; Godfrey,1930 : 235. (East: Pak Jong / Chonburi: Sriracha / Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Danaida aspasia aspasia ; Godfrey,1932a : 265. (Peninsular)
Danaus aspasia aspasia ; Reeves,1966 : 12. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Danaus aspasia aspasia ; Reeves,1967a : 122. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Danaus aspasia aspasia ; Pinratana,1977 : 71, fig.D8,♂,♂(Un). (all over)
Parantica aspasia aspasia ; Pinratana,1992 : 58,71, pl.73, fig.8,♂. (Chanthaburi / Nakhon Nayok)
Parantica aspasia aspasia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 186, pl.65, fig.D8,♂,♀. (Nakhon Ratchasima: Khao Yai / Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao)

[ VIETNAM ]
Danaida aspasia f.aspasia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 24. (Annam-Cochinchine)
Danaus aspasia aspasia ; Metaye,1957 : 101. (South)
Danaus aspasia aspasia ; Metaye,1958a : 155, pl.1, fig.7. (Trang Bom / Ben Nom / Dong Nai: Dinh Quan / Lam Dong: Blao)
Parantica aspasia aspasia ; Morishita,1970 : 65, fig.10,♂♀. (Ben Nom / Dinh Quan / Trang Bom)
Parantica aspasia aspasia ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 15, figs.D-13,♂♀. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me / Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.        1982.11.26   1♂      Local Catcher (YI)
 Ranong, Bo Nam Ron.               1987.04.19       1♀  Y.Shiraishi (YI)
 Ranong, Kampuan.                  1993.11.27   1♂      S.Ruangrit (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1988.03.30   1♂      Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1988.03.31       1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1987.04.15       1♀  Y.Shiraishi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1987.04.15   1♂      T.Sakai (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1992.04.15       1♀  S.Ruangrit (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1987.04.16       1♀  T.Sakai (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1987.04.17   1♂      T.Sakai (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1987.04.17       1♀  Y.Shiraishi (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.              1995.11.14       1♀  S.Ruangrit (YI)
 Nakhon Sri Thammarat, Ka Rom WF.  1992.03.13   1♂      Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Satun, Ko Tarutao.                1987.03.17   1♂      Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Yala, Than To.                    1987.03.21       1♀  Y.Inayoshi (YI)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Dong Nai, Thac Mai.               2006.10.02   1♂ 1♀  K.Saito (KS)
 Dong Nai, Thac Mai.               2005.12.29   1♂      K.Saito (KS)

Notes
Literature

Fabricius, J.C.,1787 : Mantissa Insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericis,
differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus.
Copenhagen, Christ. Gottl. Proft 8vo 1:xx+348pp ; 2:[2]+382pp

Butler, A.G.,1866 :
A Monograph of the diurnal Lepidoptera belonging to the genus Danais, being a revision of the Insects of that Genus,
  with Descriptions of new Species in the National Collection.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1866(1):143-58, 3 f.pl.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1905 : Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. Ent. Zeit. 19(9):45-47.

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