Burara oedipodea belesis  (Mabille,1876)

Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Up. Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Un. Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Up. Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Up. Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Un. Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Up. Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Ismene belesis Mabille,1876
OD : Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (5)6:x, 260.
TL : "Indes orientales" (NHML)



Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam, Hainan, China.
Burara oedipodea belesis map

Synonyms

Ismene harisa aegina Plotz,1884 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 45:54. TL. Calcutta.
Ismene tuckeri athena Fruhstorfer,1911 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 25:61. TL. Muok Lek, Siam. (NHML)


Type Materials Information

belesis ; Type ♂, "Ind. or." (NHML)
athena ; ♂, Type (red), H2378, Muok-Lek, Siam. Januar. H.Fruhstorfer (NHML. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ismene oedipodea athena ; Godfrey,1927 : 127. (N)
Ismene oedipodea athena ; Godfrey,1930 : 355. (Muak Lek ; Pak Jong)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Evans,1949 : 45-46. (Siam)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Pinratana,1985 : 13, pl.1, fig.1a,♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Ratchaburi)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 9, fig.2♂. (Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana / Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 720, pl.329, fig.H1a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi / Ratchaburi / Phu Khieo)
Burara oedipodea oedipodea ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 720, pl.329, fig.H1b,♂,♂(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Chiba,2009 : 6-7, pl.1, fig.2♂. (Chiang Mai)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 20, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo / Kao Soi Dao / Sai York Noi)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 768, pl.353, fig.H1a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi / Ratchaburi / Phu Khieo)
Burara oedipodea oedipodea ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 768, pl.353, fig.H1b,♂,♂(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chanthaburi / Sa Kaeo)


[ LAOS ]
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 78. not fig. (Luang Prabang)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Masui & Uehara,1994 ; 7, fig.43♂. (Louang Phabang)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 221, pl.130, figs.♂,♀. (Luang Phrabang / Lak Sao)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 56.

[ VIETNAM ]
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Evans,1949 : 45-46. (Tonkin)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 154. (N: Ba Be ; Cuc Phuong)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Devyatkin,2000 ; 200. (S: Ma Da)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Ikeda et al.,2001b : 58, figs.1:1♂,2♂(Un),5:1(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Hao et al.,2004 : 12, 83, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Burara oedipodea belesis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c ; 41, fig.H-133,♂. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)
Bibasis oedipodea belesis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 70. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 2♂ (photo by M.Hayashi & T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 9♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 3♂ (photo by M.Hayashi & C.Sunthornwiphat).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
There are both ssp.oedipodea and ssp.belesis occur together in Phetchaburi. The area between north part of Peninsular to Kanchanaburi seems to be a transition area.

Literature

Mabille, P.,1876 : Diagnoses de nouvelles especes d'Hesperides. 6-13.
Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (5):6:ix-xi.

Mabille, P.,1876 : Sur la classification des Hesperiens, avec la description de plusiers especes nouvelles.
Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (5):6:251-274.

Plotz, C.,1884 : Die Hesperiinen-Gattung Ismene Sw. und ihre Arten.
Stett. ent. Ztg. 45(1-3):51-66.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1911 : Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 25(2-6):9-79, pl.1.

Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Burara oedipodea belesis ♂
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Burara oedipodea belesis ♀
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Burara oedipodea belesis ♂ Burara oedipodea belesis + oedipodea ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi ssp.belesis & ssp.oedipodea, Phetchaburi, Thailand.
(photo by C.Sunthornwiphat)

1999.07.31 - 2018.10.31.

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