Neptis sappho astola   Moore,1872

Neptis sappho astola ♂ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♂ Un. Neptis sappho astola ♀ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♀ Un.
♂, 1983.04.04. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 1993.02.13. Ban Huai Pung, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Neptis sappho astola ♂ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♂ Un. Neptis sappho astola ♀ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♀ Un.
♂, 1985.08.16. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 1985.08.16. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Neptis sappho astola ♂ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♂ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♂ Up. Neptis sappho astola ♀ Up.
♂, 1996.03.26. Huai Nam Chang, Cham Pasak, Laos. ♂, 1983.03.08. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, 1991.10.14. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. ♀, 1991.10.10. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Neptis astola  Moore,1872
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):560.
TL : N.W.Himalayas (Simla, Masuri). (♂♀, BMNH)



Distribution :
Pakistan, India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam, Yunnan, Tibet.
Neptis sappho astola map

Synonyms

Neptis emodes  Moore,1872 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):561, pl.32, fig.2.  TL. S.E.Himalayas. (♂,BMNH)
Neptis sangangi  Huang,2001 : Neue Ent. Nachr. 51:83-84, figs.66,69, pl.5:36.  TL. Tibet.


Type Materials Information

sangangi ;
Holotype ♂, 2000. mid August., 20km north of Chayu, Tibet.
Paratypes : 8♂ 13♀, same data as holotype.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis sappho astola ; Eliot,1969 : 60. (Siam)
Neptis sappho astola ; Pinratana,1979 : 45, fig.N71,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Loei)
Neptis sappho astola ; Pinratana,1996 : 47, pl.26, fig.64,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Tak / Loei / Chanthaburi)
Neptis sappho astola ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 69, fig.150♂. (Umphang)
Neptis sappho astola ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 386, pl.167, fig.N67,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)
Neptis sappho astola ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 398, pl.172, fig.N242,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Neptis sappho astola ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 57, pl.56, figs.7♂,8♂(Un) ; pl.57, figs.1♀,2♀(Un). (Nam Moh)
Neptis sappho astola ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.54, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Thakhek / Oudomxay)
Neptis sappho astola ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 42. (Thabok / Namdhua / Laksao)
Neptis sappho astola ; Onodera,2009b : 36. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham)
Neptis sappho astola ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis astola ; Joannis,1901 : 320. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Neptis hylas astola ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 602. (Tonkin)
Neptis astola ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 229. (Tonkin)
Neptis hylas f.astola ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 39. (Tonkin)
Neptis hylas astola ; Metaye,1957 : 96. (North)
Neptis sappho astola ; Eliot,1969 : 60. (North / South)
Neptis sappho ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Huong Thuy)
Neptis sappho astola ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 20, fig.N-43♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me / Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Neptis sappho astola ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 21, fig.N-43♀. (Lam Dong: Gung Re)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.
1993.02.13


1♀
P.Sukkit (YI)
Mae Hong Son, Pang Tong.
1992.11.05
3♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Chiang Mai, Doi Pha Hom Pok.
1992.02.18
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.
1992.02.13
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.
1992.02.18
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.
1992.03.11


1♀
P.Sukkit (PS)
Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.
1987.01.29
1♂


A.Wakaumi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1983.03.08
1♂
1♀
Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1987.03.31


1♀
Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1983.04.02
2♂
3♀
Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1987.04.02


1♀
Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1983.04.04
2♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1985.08.16
1♂
;1♀
Y.Shiraishi (YI)
Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.
1991.10.23


1♀
P.Sukkit (PS)
Chiang Mai, Omkoi.
1994.03.16


1♀
Local Catcher (YI)
Chiang Mai, Omkoi.
1993.04.14


1♀
P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1992.01.01
2♂
1♀
Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1992.01.20
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1991.03.--
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1992.03.11


1♀
Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1992.03.26


1♀
P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1992.04.10
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1991.10.01
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1991.10.05
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1991.10.10


1♀
Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1991.10.14
2♂


Local Catcher (YI)
Nan, Doi Phu Kha.
1991.10.16
1♂


Local Catcher (YI)

[ LAOS ]
Cham Pasak, Huai Nam Chang.
1996.03.26
1♂


Y.Inayoshi (YI)


Notes
Literature

Moore, F.,1872 : Descriptions of New Indian Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):555-583, pls.32-34.

Huang, H.,2001 : Report of H.Huang's 2000 expedition to SE.Tibet for Rhopalocera (insecta, Lepidoptera).
Neue Ent. Nachr. 51:65-151.

Lang, S.,2009 : A Study on the systematics of Nymphalidae (excepting Satyrinae) from China (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea)
Beijing, P.R.China.

2006.02.20 - 2014.06.14.