Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius  (Linnaeus,1763)

Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♂ Up. Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♂ Un. Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♀ Up. Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♀ Un.
♂, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam. ♀, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam.
Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♂ Up. Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♂ Un. Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♀ Up. Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♀ Un.
♂, Champasak, Laos. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Papilio hyperbius Linnaeus,1763
OD : Amoen. acad. 6:408.
TL : China.
Distribution : N.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan.
Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius map

Synonyms

Papilio niphe Linnaeus,1767 : Syst. nat. (ed.12) 1(2):785. TL. "China"
Papilio argyrius Linnaeus,1768 : Amoe. Acad. 7:502. TL. China.
Papilio argynnis Drury,[1773] : Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1:13. pl.6, figs.2,♂,♂(Un). TL. China.
Argynnis tephnia Godart,1819 : Encyclopedie Methodique 9(1):262. TL. "China & les Indes orientales".
Papilio tigris Goeze,1779 : Entomologische Beytrage zu des Ritter Linne. zwolften Ausgabe des Natursystems. 3:368.
Argynnis aruna Moore,[1858] : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Mus. East India Co. (1):156, pl.3a, fig.4. TL. N.India.
Argynnis hyperbius f.ind.coomani Le Cerf,1933 : Bull. Mus. Paris(2)5:212-213. TL. Man-Son, Lang-Son, Tonkin.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Godfrey,1930 : 271. (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep; Chiang Rai: Doi Chang)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Pinratana,1979 : 21, figs.N30,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Mai; Loei)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 20, pl.5, figs.8,♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Loei; Chaiyaphum)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 354, pl.151, figs.N8a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 382, pl.164, figs.N211a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 46, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Ankhaan; Doi Chiang Dao; Doi Inthanon; Phu Kradung; Phu Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 55, pl.46, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un). (Nam Moh)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.47, figs.♂,♀(Un.),♀. (Lak Sao)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Onodera,2009b : 35. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ VIETNAM ]
Argynnis hyperbius ; Joannis,1901 : 323-324. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 515. (Tonkin: Manson Mts.)
Argynnis hyperbius ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 227. (Tonkin)
Argynnis hyperbius ; Lemee,1950 : 11. (Hagiang; Sontay)
Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ; Metaye,1957 : 94. (N)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Ikeda et al.,2000 : 30, figs.1:13,♂,14,♂(Un),15,♀, fig.9:6(♂,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Luong et al.,2004 : 5, 58, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Argyreus hyperbius ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 40. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Nihira,2009 : 99. (Phu Quoc)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 31. (N / C / S)
Argyreus hyperbius hyperbius ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):168-169, pl.20, figs.1a♂,1b♀. (N: Hoang Lien; Van Ban; Na Hang; Ba Vi; Tam Dao; Huu Lien; Kim Hy; Cuc Phuong; Pu Luong / C: Pu Mat; Pu Hoat; Vu Quang; Bach Ma; Ngoc Linh; Kon Plong; Kon Cha Rang; Kon Ka Kinh; Da Lat; Bi Doup-Nui Ba)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Rai : 1♂ 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 3♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Vinh Phuc : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane at moderate to high elevations (alt.1000m - 2200m) and is often found on open peak and open land around the secondary forest.
In flight, female is good mimic to Cethosia cyane.


Literature

Linnaeus, C.,1763 : Centuria Insectorum, Proposuit Boas Johansson.
Amoen. acad. 6:384-415.

Linnaeus, C. in Sparrman, A.,1768 : Iter in Chinam quod praeside D.D.Car. v.Linne
Amoe. Acad. 7:497-506.

Drury, D.,[1773] : Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects
1:1-130, pl.1-50(1770),(1773).

Goeze, J.A.E.,1779 : Entomologische Beytrage zu des Ritter Linne. zwolften Ausgabe des Natursystems.
t.3, bd.1. Elipzig, Weidmann. XL + 390pp.

Jung, C.C.,1792 : Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der bisher bekannten Schmetterlinge aus allen Welttheilen mit ihren Synonymen
Alph. Verz. Schmett. 2:1-406.

Godart, J.B.,1819 : in Latreille & Godart, Encyclopedie Methodique. Histoire naturelle des insectes.
9(1):3-328(1819) ; (2):329-828([1824]).

Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. 1:1-278, pls.1-12,1a,2a,3a,4a,5a,6a.
London. East India Co.

Le Cerf, M.F.,1933 : Formes nouvelles de Lepidopteres Rhopaloceres
Bull. Mus. Paris (2)5:212-214.

de Moya, R.S., W.K.Savage, C.Tenney, X.Bao, N.Wahlberg & R.I.Hill,2017 :
Interrelationships and diversification of Argynnis Fabricius and Speyeria Scudder butterflies
Syst. Ent. 42(4):635-649.


Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♂ Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♀
♂, Chiang Rai, Thailand. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♂ Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Rai, Thailand.

2007.10.20 - 2021.11.30.

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