Cethosia biblis biblis  (Drury,[1773])

Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Un. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Un. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Un.
♂, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam. ♀ Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Un. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Un. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Un.
♂, Purachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Un. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Up. Cethosia biblis biblis ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

ON : Papilio biblis Drury,[1773]
OD : Ill. nat. Hist. index et : 9-10, pl.4, fig.2.(♂,♂Un.)
TL : China.
Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat and northwards),
Laos, Vietnam, Hainan, Hong Kong, S.China.

Synonyms

Alazonia simbiblis Hubner,[1819] : Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3):46.
Cethosia thebava Grose-Smith,1887 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. Soc. 5(19):296-297. TL. Yendaw, Burmah.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♀.forma.viridiana Fruhstorfer,1906 : Wien. ent. Ztg. 25:331. TL. Tonkin.
Cethosia biblis tonkingiana Stichel,1907 : Gen. Ins. fasc. 63:23. TL. Tonking.
Cethosia biblis hainana Fruhstorfer,1908 : Ent. Zeit. 22(34):135. TL. Hainan.
Cethosia biblis phanaroia Fruhstorfer,1912 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:498. TL. Wang lan I. Hongkong.
Cethosia biblis tisamena Fruhstorfer,1912 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:499. TL. India.
Cethosia biblis tisamena f.mixta Fruhstorfer,1912 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:499. TL. Sikkim.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cethosia biblis ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 331. (Siam)
Cethosia biblis viridiana ; Godfrey,1916 : 126.
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Pendlebury,1923 : 37. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Tai Sai River ; Lan Saka ; Khao Ram ; Khao Luang)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Godfrey,1930 : 270. (all over)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Godfrey,1932a : 268. (Peninsula)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 73. (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep / Nan forest / Koon Tarn)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Pinratana,1979 : 18, figs.N26a,♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Kanchanaburi / Tak / Chanthaburi)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Pinratana,1979 : 20, figs.N26s,♀,♀(Un,ab.). (Nakhon Nayok: Sarika Waterfall)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Pinratana,1996 : 17, pl.2, figs.3a,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Tak / Kanchanaburi / Chanthaburi)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Pinratana,1996 : 17. (Ranong) (in part)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 49, fig.104♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 348, pl.148, figs.N3a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 348, pl.149, figs.N3b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Cethosia biblis peraka (sic) ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui / Koh Phangan)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 378, pl.161, figs.N206a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 378, pl.162, figs.N206b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Phetchabun / Chaiyaphum)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 44, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok / Chiang Dao / Doi Suthep / Chiang Mai / Doi Pa Chang / Phu Kradung / Phu Khiewo / Kratching WF / Kao Soi Dao / Kao Chamaoh / Doi Musso / Mae Sohd / Sai York Noi)
Cethosia biblis perakana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 44, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan / Muang Shone / Khlong Naka) (in part)

[ LAOS ]
Cethosia biblis viridiana ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 499. (Luang Prabang)
Cethosia biblis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 227. (Laos)
Cethosia biblis f.biblis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 36. (Laos)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 54, pl.45, figs.5♂,6♂(Un),7♀,8♀(Un). (Luang Prabang / Tha Ngone / Vientiane / Nam Moh / Nam Ngum Dam)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.49, figs.♂,♀,♀. (Thabok / Phong Saly)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 41. (Namdhua / Nhahin / Nakai)
Cethosia biblis tisamena ; Onodera,2009b : 35,38,41,42,43. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham / Houaphan: Phu Phan / Khammouan: Nacay / Bolikhamxai: Phon Si)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ VIETNAM ]
Cethosia biblis ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 331. (Tonkin / Annam)
Cethosia biblis viridiana ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 499. (Tonkin / Annam)
Cethosia viridiana ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 227. (Tonkin)
Cethosia biblis f.biblis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 36. (Cochinchine / Annam / Tonkin)
Cethosia biblis f.viridiana ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 36. (Tonkin / Annam)
Cethosia biblis viridiana ; Moulton,1923 : 130. (Pulo Condore)
Cethosia biblis ; Lemee,1950 : 11. (Hagiang)
Cethosia viridiana ; Lemee,1950 : 11. (Hagiang)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Metaye,1957 : 94. (N / C / S)
Cethosia biblis biblis ab.♀.viridiana ; Metaye,1957 : 94. (C)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Ikeda et al.,2000 : 30, figs.2:9♂,10♂(Un),11♀, fig.9:10(♂,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Hao et al.,2004 : 5, 55, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Cethosia biblis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 40. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Bach Ma)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 15, figs.N-5♂,♀,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Gung Re)
Cethosia biblis biblis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 30. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Rai : 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 9♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nongkhai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ 3♀ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Vinh Phuc : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 3♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is very common in forest area at low to moderate elevations and is also found in open land and secondary forest.

Literature

Drury, D.,[1773] : Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects.
1(index): xiii pp, 50 pls. London.

Hubner, J.,1816-1826 : Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge.
Augsburg, Author. 431+72pp.

Grose-Smith, H.,1887 : Descriptions of three new Species of Butterflies from Burmah.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)19:296-297.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 :
Verzeichnis der von Mir in Tonkin, Annam und Siam gesammelten Nymphaliden und Besprechung verwandter Formen.
Wien. ent. Ztg 25:307-362, 2 pls.

Stichel, H.,1907 :
Lepidoptera Rhopalocera, Family Nymphalidae, subfamily Dioninae.
Gen. Insectorum 63:38 pp, 3 pls.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1908 : Neue indische Tagfalter-Formen.
Ent. Zeit. 22(34):135.

Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Cethosia biblis biblis ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Rai, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Cethosia biblis biblis ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♂ Cethosia biblis biblis ♀
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Cethosia biblis biblis ♀
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2007.10.20 - 2019.12.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.