Neptis philyra melior  Hall,1930

Neptis philyra melior ♂ Up. Neptis philyra melior ♂ Un. Neptis philyra melior ♀ Up. Neptis philyra melior ♀ Un.
♂, 2004.03.25. Xam Neua, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : Neptis philyra melior Hall,1930
OD : Entomologist 63:158.
TL : Tse-Kou, Yunnan. (♂♀ NHML)




Distribution : N.W.Yunnan, Laos, Vietnam.
Neptis philyra melior map

Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Neptis philyra melior ; Saito et al.,2011 : 49, figs.5A,♂,5B,♂(Un). (Xam Neua)
Neptis philyra melior ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis philyra ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2003 : 100. (C: Vu Quang, Ha Tinh)
Neptis philyra melior ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 38. (N: Lao Cai / C: Ha Tinh)
Neptis philyra melior ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):73, pl.47, figs.2a,♂,2b,♂(Un),2c,♀,2d,♀(Un). (N: Van Ban / C: Vu Quang)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Houaphan : Xam Neua, 2004.03.25. 1♂, LC (KS).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
It is the first record from Laos.

Literature

Hall, A.,1930 : New Forms of Nymphalidae (Rhopalocera) in the collection of the British Museum. Part II.
Entomologist 63:156-160.

2006.02.20 - 2020.08.31.

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