Neptis sankara guiltoides  Tytler,1940

Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♀ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♀ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Lampang, Thailand. ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♀ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Nan, Thailand.
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Tak, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.), Thailand.
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Up. Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chaiyaphum, Thailand.

ON : Neptis sankara guiltoides Tytler,1940
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:117.
TL : North Shan States. (♂♀, NHML)




Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, N. & C.Vietnam, N.W.Yunnan.
Neptis sankara guiltoides Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis sankara quilta ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Neptis sankara quilta ; Godfrey,1930 : 282. (Chiang Mai)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Eliot,1969 : 91. (N.Siam)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Pinratana,1979 : 49, figs.N82,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 51, pl.30, figs.76,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 392, pl.170, figs.N78,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 404, pl.175, figs.N254,♀,♀(Un). (Umphang)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 80, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Suthep / Doi Inthanon / Phu Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Neptis sankara f.quitta ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 40. (Xieng-Khouang / Pang-Bo)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 57, pl.58, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un). (Phatong)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.55, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Lak Sao / Oudomxay)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis sankara ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Huong Thuy)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 37. (N / C: Ha Giang, Lao Cai to Gia Lai)
Neptis sankara guiltoides ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):72-73, pl.46, figs.2a,♂,2b,♂(Un). (N: Van Ban ; Na Hang / C: Pu Mat ; Huong Thuy ; Bach Ma)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Rai : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 12♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Luang Phabang : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xieng Khouang : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.500m - 1800m) and is frequently found on the hilltops. Male makes a territory on the trees.
The population in W.Thailand tends to whiter and larger white markings on the UpF, especially subapical white spots.

Literature

Tytler, H.,1940 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies chiefly from Burma. Part.2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:109-123.

Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Rai, Thailand.
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂ Neptis sankara guiltoides ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.

2006.02.20 - 2020.08.31.

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