Pelopidas assamensis  (de Nicéville,1882)

Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Up. Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Un. Pelopidas assamensis ♀ Up. Pelopidas assamensis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Up. Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Un. Pelopidas assamensis ♀ Up. Pelopidas assamensis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Up. Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Un. Pelopidas assamensis ♀ Up. Pelopidas assamensis ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Parnara assamensis de Nicéville,1882
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 51(2/3):65-66.
TL : Sikkim. (♂)
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, W.Malaysia.

Synonym

Hesperia alice Plotz,1883 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 44(1-3):45.  TL. Mergui.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Baoris assamensis ; Godfrey,1932b : 331. (Chiang Mai: Doi Angka)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Reeves,1967a : 128. (Khao Yai)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Evans,1949 : 443. (Peninsula)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Pinratana,1985 : 109, pl.37, f.248. (Chiang Mai / Lamphun / Tak / Chanthaburi)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 836, pl.385, fig.H288,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 103, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Inthanon / Kratchin WF / Doi Musso)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 902, pl.417, fig.H285,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Pelopidas assamensis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 85, col.pl.16 ; pl.117, figs.B5,6. (Nam Moh / Tha Ngone)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Osada, Uemura & Uehara,1999 : 225, pl.143, fig.♂. (Oudomxay)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 60.

[ VIETNAM ]
Pelopidas assamensis ; Devyatkin & Monastyrskii,1999 ; 178. (Tam Dao / Ba Be / Bach Ma)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 46. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong ; A Luoi ; Bach Ma)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007b ; 17, fig.H-119,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me ; Gung Re)
Pelopidas assamensis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 ; 84. (N / C: to Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : Mae Hong Son dist. 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : Fang dist. 1♀ ; 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : Pua dist. 5♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : Umphang dist. 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : Suk Samran dist. 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : Betong dist. 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

de Nicéville,1882 : Second List of Butterflies taken in Sikkim in October,1880, with notes on habits, etc.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 51(2/3):54-66.

Plotz, C.,1883 : Die Hesperiinen-Gattung Hesperia Aut. und ihre Arten.
Stett. ent. Ztg. 44(1-3):26-64 ; 44(4-6):195-233.

Pelopidas assamensis ♂ Pelopidas assamensis ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2018.07.31.