Choaspes benjaminii japonicus  (Murray,1875)

Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un.
♂, 1991.03.03. Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, 1991.04.--. Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Up. Choaspes benjaminii japonicus ♂ Un.
♂, 1993.03.19. Nan, Thailand. ♂, 1994.03.16. 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,♂ ; pl.8, [fig.27,♂(Un) as Choaspes xanthopogon ]. (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.
1993.03.19
1♂


Wan (PS)
Chiang Mai, Fang dist.
1988.03.08
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Fang dist.
1991.03.09
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Fang dist.
1989.04.--
2♂


P.Sukkit (YI)
Chiang Mai, Fang dist.
1991.04.--
1♂


LC (YI)
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai dist.
1991.03.03
2♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai dist.
1988.03.04
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai dist.
1992.03.26
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai dist.
1984.04.14
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Chom Thong dist.
2016.10.12
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (photo)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.09.26
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.01.06


1♀
K.Phongpiyamit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.03.14
2♂


R.Phongpiyamit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.03.16
1♂


LC (YI)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.03.17
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.03.19
1♂


LC (YI)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.03.20
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.03.21
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.03.21
2♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.03.22
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.03.24
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1992.03.25
1♂


LC (YI)
Nan, Pua dist.
1990.04.--
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.04.01
2♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.04.05
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1993.08.09
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Pua dist.
1991.09.25
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Tak, Umphang dist.
1994.03.16
1♂


LC (YI)

[ LAOS ]
Phong Saly.
2012.08.31
1♂


K.Phongpiyamit (YI)
Sekong.
2012.07.28


1♀
K.Phongpiyamit (YI)


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 ♂
♂, 2016.10.12. Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.31 - 2017.06.30.