Halpe insignis  (Distant,1886)

Halpe insignis ♂ Up. Halpe insignis ♂ Un. Halpe insignis ♀ Up. Halpe insignis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

ON : Baoris insignis Distant,1886
OD : Rhop. malayana : 391, pl.35, fig.22,♂.
TL : Malay Pen ; Singapore.
Distribution : S.Mynamar, Thailand, Vietnam, W.Malaysia,
Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Halpe insignis ; Evans,1949 : 259. (Siam)
Halpe insignis ; Pinratana,1985 : 54, pl.18, fig.100. (Chiang Mai)
Halpe insignis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 776, pl.356, fig.H122,♂. (Chiang Mai)
Halpe insignis ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 55, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Khlong Naka)
Halpe insignis ; Les Day,2011- : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig.♂. (Koh Samui)
Halpe insignis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 828, pl.382, fig.H119,♂. (Chiang Mai)

[ VIETNAM ]
Halpe insignis ; Devyatkin,2012 ; 152. (C: Thua Thien Hue)
Halpe insignis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 78. (C: Thua Thien Hue)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 1♀ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations.


Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 :
Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.


Halpe insignis ♂ Halpe insignis ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.09.04 - 2020.09.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.