Neptis capnodes pandoces  Eliot,1969

Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Up. Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Un. Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Up. Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Up. Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Un. Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ genitalia Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ genitalia
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♂ genitalia, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Neptis yerburii pandoces Eliot,1969
OD : Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) Suppl. 15:69, pl.2, fig.14(HT,♂).
TL : Darjeeling, Sikkim. (♂, NHML)

Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, S.E.Tibet.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Darjeeling, Sikkim. 1894. R.P.Bretaudeau. (NHML)
Allotype ♀, Tumlong, Sikkim. 1894, R.P.Bretaudeau. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Eliot,1969 : 69. (W.Siam)
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 75, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep)

[ LAOS ]
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.54, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Vieng Xai / Oudomxay)
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 20, fig.N-48,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 21, fig.N-48,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 37. (N / C)
Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):63, pl.43, figs.3a,♂,3b,♂(Un). (N: Ba Be ; Dong Phuc ; Cuc Phuong ; Van Ban / C: Pu Mat ; Kon Ka Kinh ; Vinh Thanh ; Krong Trai ; Hon Ba ; Bu Gia Map)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.1000m - 1300m) and is often found on the edge of the forest or along the streams.
It is very similar to Neptis soma, however the size is almost the same or slightly smaller than Neptis clinia.

Literature

Eliot, J.N.,1969 : An Analysis of the Eurasian and Australian Neptini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) Supple.15. London.

Smetacek, P.,2011 : A Review of West Himalayan Neptini (Nymphalidae)
J. Lep. Soc. 65(3):153-161.

Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂ Neptis capnodes pandoces ♂
♂, Tak, Thailand.

2006.02.20 - 2020.07.31.

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