Neptis pseudovikasi  (Moore,1899)

Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Up. Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Un. Neptis pseudovikasi ♀ Up. Neptis pseudovikasi ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Up. Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Un. Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Up. Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Un.
♂, Hagiang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, 1993.02.18. Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Up. Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Un. Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ genitalia Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ genitalia
♂, 2012.03.22. Bolikhamxai, Laos. ♂ genitalia, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Bimbisara pseudovikasi Moore,1899
OD : Lep. Ind. 4:7-8, pl.291, figs.1,1a-c.(♂♀)
TL : Sikkim ; Assam. (NHML)




Distribution : N.E.India to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, N.Vietnam.
Neptis pseudovikasi Map

Synonym

Neptis vikasi suavior Fruhstorfer,1908 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 69(2):351. TL. Assam. (♂♀, MNHN)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis pseudovikasi ; Saito et al.,2011 : 50, figs.8A,♂,8B,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son: Ban Mai Klai)
Neptis pseudovikasi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 402, pl.174, figs.N252,♂,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son)
Neptis pseidpvolasi ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 79. (by literature)

[ LAOS ]
Neptis pseidpvolasi ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 31, figs.28,♂,♂(Un). (Lak Sao)

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis pseudovikasi ; Eliot,1969 : 86. (Tonkin)
Neptis pseudovikasi ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 37. (N: Lao Cai)
Neptis pseudovikasi ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):70, pl.45, figs.3a,♂,3b,♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien ; Ha Giang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : Mae Hong Son dist., 1993.02.18. 1♂, P.Sukkit (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : Lak Sao, 2012.03.22, 1♂, K.Phongpiyamit (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 6♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
It is the first record from Thailand and Laos.
This is localized species. The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.1000m - 1300m) and is found on the edge of the forest.

Literature

Moore, F.,1899-1900 : Lepidoptera Indica. vol.IV. Rhopalocera, Family Nymphalidae.
4:1-112, 1899 ; 113-260, 1900. L.Reeve & Co., London.

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

Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Neptis pseudovikasi ♂
♂, Nan, Thailand.
Neptis pseudovikasi ♂ Neptis pseudovikasi ♂
♂, Nan, Thailand.

2007.07.20 - 2020.08.31.

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