Cirrochroa chione  Riley & Godfrey,1921

Cirrochroa chione ♂ Up. Cirrochroa chione ♂ Un. Cirrochroa chione ♀ Up. Cirrochroa chione ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Cirrochroa chione ♂ Up. Cirrochroa chione ♂ Un. Cirrochroa chione ♂ Up. Cirrochroa chione ♂ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Lam Dong, Vietnam. (Photo by K.Saito)

ON : Cirrochroa chione Riley & Godfrey,1921
OD : J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. 4(3):176, pl.5, fig.3,♂.
TL : Chantabun [Chanthaburi], Siam. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : S.E.Thailand, S.Laos, C.Vietnam.
Cirrochroa chione map

Type Material Information

♂, Rh.121, Mar.1916. Khao Sebap [Khao Sabab], Chantabun [Chanthaburi], S.E.Siam. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cirrochroa chione ; Godfrey,1930 : 269. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap)
Cirrochroa chione ; Pinratana,1979 : 15, not fig. (list only.)
Cirrochroa orissa chione ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 25, not fig. (list only.)
Cirrochroa chione ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 360, pl.154, figs.N19,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Cirrochroa chione ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 388, pl.167, figs.N222,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Chanthaburi)
Cirrochroa chione ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chanthaburi)
Cirrochroa chione ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 51. (by literature)

[ LAOS ]
Cirrochroa chione ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2008b : 51,56, figs.3,♂,♂(Un). (Attapeu)
Cirrochroa chione ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44, pl.3, figs.Ny-12,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (near Attapeu)

[ VIETNAM ]
Cirrochroa orissa ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 40. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Bach Ma)
Cirrochroa chione ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 17, figs.N-13,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Cirrochroa chione ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 31. (C / S)
Cirrochroa chione ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 40, figs.54,♀,54v♀(Un). (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)
Cirrochroa chione ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):187-188, pl.25, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un). (C: Bach Ma; A Luoi; Nam Dong; Son Thanh; Ba To; Kon Cha Rang; Kon Ka Kinh; Dong Xuan; Hon Ba; Bi Doup-Nui Ba; Loc Bac; Bao Lam; Da Teh; Nam Cat Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chanthaburi : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rather localized however is not rare in the habitat. It is found in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.500m - 650m) and frequently rests under the leaves.


Literature

Riley, N.D. & E.J. Godfrey,1921 : Some Undescribed Rhopalocera from Siam.
J. nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. 4(3):167-190, 4 .pls.


Cirrochroa chione ♂ Cirrochroa chione ♂
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Cirrochroa chione ♂ Cirrochroa chione ♂
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

2007.10.20 - 2021.11.30.

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