Satarupa gopala gopala  Moore,[1866]

Satarupa gopala gopala ♂ Up. Satarupa gopala gopala ♂ Un. Satarupa gopala gopala ♀ Up. Satarupa gopala gopala ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Satarupa gopala gopala ♂ Up. Satarupa gopala gopala ♂ Un. Satarupa gopala gopala ♀ Up. Satarupa gopala gopala ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Satarupa gopala Moore,[1866]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):780, pl.42, fig.1(♂).
TL : Darjeeling. (NHML)



Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
Hainan. (China)
Satarupa gopala gopala map

Synonyms

Satarupa gopala tonkiniana Fruhstorfer,1909 : Ent. Zeit. 23(31):139. TL. Chiem-Hoa, Tonkin. (♂, NHML)
Satarupa gopala hainana Evans,1932 : Ident. Indian Butts. (2nd ed.) :331. TL. Hainan. (♂, NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Satarupa gopala ; Pinratana,1985 : 36, pl.13, fig.58. (Loei)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 758, pl.348, fig.H72,♂,♀. (Loei)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 41, fig.♂,♂(Un). (Doi Suthep / Nan)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 810, pl.373, fig.H70,♂,♀(Un). (Loei)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Phetchabun)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 76-77, fig.Abb.H-070. (Phang Nga)

[ LAOS ]
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Masui & Uehara,1994 ; 7, fig.49. (Xam Neua)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 222, pl.135, figs.♂,♀. (Xam Neua / Lak Sao)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 57.

[ VIETNAM ]
Satarupa gopala tonkiniana ; Seitz,1927 : 1032. (Tonkin: Chiem Hoa)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Evans,1949 : 122. (Tonkin)
Satarupa gopala tonkiniana ; Lemee,1950 : 22. (Hagiang)
Satarupa gopala tonkiniana ; Metaye,1957 : 77. (N)
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 160.
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965 ; 84-85, figs.27♀,28♀(Un). (Banmethuot)
Satarupa gopala ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 160.
Satarupa gopala gopala ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 6, fig.H-31,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Satarupa gopala ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 73. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♂ 1♀ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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


Notes
Küppers & Janikorn,2017 recorded this species from P.Thailand as ssp.gopala. Although the figure looks very similar to ssp.malaya, it has known only one nature photo. Further study is needed by several specimens in the future.

Literature

Moore, F.,[1866] : On the lepidopterous insects of Bengal.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):755-822, 3 pls.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1909 : Neue Hesperiden.
Ent. Zeit. 23(31):138-139.

Evans, W.H.,1932 : The identification of Indian butterflies. second edition revised.
Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., Madras : 10+454pp, 32 pls, 9f.

1999.07.31 - 2019.06.30.

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