Choaspes benjaminii japonicus  (Murray,1875)

Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Ismene benjaminii var.japonica Murray,1875
OD : Ent. mon. Mag. 12:4.
TL : Japan. (♂, BMNH)



Distribution : W.Himalayas, Nepal, Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar,
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Formosa, [Palawan].
Choaspes benjaminii japonicus map

Synonym

Rhopalocampta benjaminii formosana Fruhstorfer,1911 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 25:78.  TL. Chip-Chip, Formosa. (BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Evans,1949 : 75. (Siam)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Pinratana,1985 : 23, pl.7, fig.25,♂. (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Ratchasima)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Tsukiyama,1992 ; 26, pl.1, fig.1-1b♀, 1-3b♂. (Chiang Mai: Fang)
Choaspes plateni caudatus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.338, [fig.29a,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (in part)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 740, pl.339, fig.H31,♂,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un),♀[♂](Un). (Chiang Mai / Mae Tha)
Choaspes xanthopogon ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.340, [fig.H33,♂,♂(Un),♂(Un). (in part)
Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ; Chiba,2009 : 39-40, pl.17, fig.8♂,9♀. (Chiang Dao / Fang / Melanoung)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 29, fig.♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 788, pl.363, fig.H30,♂,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un).♂,♂(Un),♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Mae Tha)

[ LAOS ]
Choaspes benjaminii formosana ; Masui & Uehara,1994 ; 7, fig.48. (Xiang Khouang)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 221, pl.132, figs.♂,♀. (Oudomxay / Xam Neua)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Onodera,2009b : 35-36. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 57.

[ VIETNAM ]
Rhopalocampta benjamini benjamini (sic) ; Seitz,1927 : 1055. (Tonkin)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Evans,1949 : 75. (Tonkin)
Rhopalocampta benjamini (sic) ; Lemee,1950 : 24. (Backan)
Rhopalocampta benjamini benjamini (sic) ; Metaye,1957 : 78. (North)
Choaspes benjaminii formosana ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 156. (North: Tam Dao ; Ba Be / Central: Vu Quang)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Hao et al.,2004 : 12, 84, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Choaspes benjamini (sic) ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong)
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 3, fig.H-11,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ; Chiba,2009 : 39-40, pl.17, fig.8♂,9♀. (Tuyen Quang [Cochin] / "Tonkin")
Choaspes benjaminii formosanus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 ; 71. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Mai : Fang dist. 5♂ ; Chiang Mai dist. 5♂ ; Chom Thong dist. 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : Pua dist. 5♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : Umphang dist. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Houaphan : Xam Neua. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phongsali : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lao Cai : Sapa. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : Dalat. 2♂ ; Bao Loc. 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Murray, R.R.P.,1875 : Notes on Japanese Rhopalocera, with Description of a new species.
Ent. mon. Mag. 12:2-4.

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

Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.31 - 2017.07.31.