Chamunda chamunda  (Moore,[1866])

Chamunda chamunda ♂ Up. Chamunda chamunda ♂ Un. Chamunda chamunda ♀ Up. Chamunda chamunda ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Plesioneura chamunda Moore,[1866]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3):788.
TL : Bengal. (NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim to Mynamar, Thailand,
Laos, Vietnam, W.Malaysia.
Chamunda chamunda map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Chamunda chamunda ; Pinratana,1985 : 38, pl.14, fig.63. (Chiang Mai)
Chamunda chamunda ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 760, pl.349, figs.H77,♂[♀],♀. (Surat Thani)
Chamunda chamunda ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 42, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Doi Phui; Doi Suthep)
Chamunda chamunda ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 812, pl.374, figs.H75,♂[♀],♀. (Surat Thani)
Chamunda chamunda ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Chamunda chamunda ; Masui & Uehara,1996 : 5, pl.2, fig.15,♂,♂(Un). (Oudomxay)
Chamunda chamunda ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 ; 222, pl.136, figs.♂,♀. (Oudomxay)
Chamunda chamunda ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 57.

[ VIETNAM ]
Chamunda chamunda ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965 ; 91, figs.31,♀,32♀(Un). (Banmethuot)
Chamunda chamunda ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 161. (N: Cao Bang)
Chamunda chamunda ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 6, fig.H-33,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Chamunda chamunda ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 74. (N / C: to Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Mai : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♀ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Luang Prabang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.450m - 1300m) and often rests under leaves.

Literature

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

Chamunda chamunda ♂ Chamunda chamunda ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul)

1999.07.31 - 2021.09.30.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.