Lasippa monata monata  (Weyenbergh,1874)

Lasippa monata monata ♂ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♂ Un. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.), Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Lasippa monata monata ♀ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Un. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Un.
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Lasippa monata monata ♂ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♂ Un. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Un.
♂, 2013.01.03. Dambri, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
khoai, Holotype (photo by K.Saito)
♀, 2004.12.30. Dai Duc Me, Lam Dong, Vietnam.
Khoai, Paratype (photo by K.Saito)
Lasippa monata monata ♀ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Un. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Up. Lasippa monata monata ♀ Un.
♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Neptis monata Weyenbergh,1874
OD : Petites Nouv. ent. 1:408.
TL : Banka.




Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Banka. ( Java ?)

Lasippa monata monata map

Synonyms

Neptis fuliginosa Moore,1881 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 29(3):310. TL. Moulmein. (♂, NZC)
Neptis thamala Moore,1886 : J. linn. Soc., Zool. 21(126):36, pl.3, fig.1(♀). TL. Mergui ; Elphinstone Island. (♂♀, NZC)
Bimbisara fuligonosa serapica Fruhstorfer,1908 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 69(2):406-407. TL. N.E.Sumatra. (♂, MNHN)
Bimbisara fuliginosa arnoldi Fruhstorfer,1908 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 69(2):407. TL. Samarina, Borneo.
Lasippa monata khoai Saito & Inayoshi,2014 : Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 65:7-8, figs.33(HT,‰,‰Un),34(PT,Š,ŠUn). TL. Dambri, Lam Dong, C.Vietnam. (‰, RIEB)


Type Materials Information

fuliginosa ; Type ♂, Moulmein, Burma. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 220, figs.♂,♂(Un).
thamala ; Types ♂ 1♀, Mergui, Burma. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 220, figs.♀(Un),♀, 221, figs.♂(Un),♂.
khoai ; Holotype ♂, 2010.i.3. Dambri (alt.850m), Loc Bao, Lam Dong, C.Vietnam. N.D.Khoa leg. (RIEB, examined)
Paratypes ; 1♂, 2010.ix.5. Dambri, Lam Dong. N.D.Khoa leg. (in coll. K.Saito ) ; 1♀, 2004.xii.30. Dai Duc Me (alt.450m), Lam Dong. T.Saito leg. (in coll. K.Saito, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis fuliginosa fuliginosa ; Godfrey,1916 : 129. (Pak Jong)
Lasippa monata monata ; Eliot,1969 : 46. (Siam)
Lasippa monata monata ; Pinratana,1979 : 43, figs.N68,♀,♀(Un). (Nakhon Ratchasima / Trang)
Neptis monata monata ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 55, pl.34, figs.91,♀,♀(Un). (Yala)
Lasippa monata monata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 400, pl.174, figs.N95,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Yala / Phu Khieo)
Lasippa monata monata ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Phangan)
Lasippa monata monata ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 396, pl.171, figs.N238,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Yala / Phu Khieo)
Lasippa monata monata ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chaiyaphum / Sa Kaeo / Phetchaburi)
Lasippa monata monata ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 71, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To WF)

[ LAOS ]
Lasippa monata monata ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 58, pl.60, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Lasippa monata monata ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.57, fig.♀. (Vang Vieng)
Lasippa monata monata ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Lasippa monata monata ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 : 476. (Ke Bang N.R. / Phong Dien)
Lasippa monata ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Phong Dien)
Lasippa monata monata ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 22, figs.N-62,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)
Lasippa monata khoai ; Saito & Inayoshi,2014 : 65:7-8, figs.33(HT,‰,‰Un),34(PT,Š,ŠUn). (Lam Dong)
Lasippa monata monata ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 36. (C: Quang Tri ; Lam Dong / S)
Lasippa monata monata ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):55, pl.42, figs.3a,♂,3b,♂(Un). (C: Phong Nha/Ke Bang ; Phong Dien ; Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chaiyaphum : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Ban Ta Khun dist ; Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂ 2♀ (incl.poto by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ 3♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 2♂ 4♀ (incl.type series of khoai).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not uncommon in montane primary forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.100m - 1200m) and is frequently found at forest edge and forest paths.


Literature

Weyenbergh, H.,1874 : Observations generales sur le faune lepidopterologique de l'ile de Banka.
Petites Nouv. ent. 1(102):403-404,408.

Moore, F.,1881 : Descriptions of new Asiatic diurnal Lepidoptera.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 29(3):305-313.

Moore, F.,1886 :
List of the Lepidoptera of Mergui and Its Archipelago, collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, by Dr. John Anderson.
J. linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 21(126):29-60, pls.3,4.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1908 : Versuch einer monographischen Revision der Indo-Australischen Neptiden.
Stett. ent. Ztg. 69(2):240-412, 3 pls.

Saito, K. & Y. Inayoshi,2014 : Some notes of Limenitidinae from Indochina.
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 65:4-19.


Lasippa monata monata ♀ Lasippa monata monata ♀
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Lasippa monata monata ♀+♂
♀+♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
(photo by A.Giudici)

2006.02.20 - 2020.06.30.

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