Neptis namba namba   Tytler,1915

Neptis namba namba ♂ Up. Neptis namba namba ♂ Un. Neptis namba namba ♂ Up. Neptis namba namba ♂ Un.
♂, 2005.07.--. Tamdao, Vietnam.( photo by K.Saito) ♂, 2005.07.--. Hagiang, Vietnam.( photo by K.Saito)

ON : Neptis namba  Tytler,1915
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23:510, pl.3, fig.20♂.
TL : Naga Hills. (♂♀, BMNH)




Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
Hainan, Yunnan, Tibet.
Neptis namba namba Map

Synonyms

Neptis ananta learmondi  Tytler,1940 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:118. partim ♀ nec ♂. (♀,allotype BMNH)
Neptis lucida  Lee,1962 : Acta ent. Sinica 11(2):140,145, pl.3, figs.15♂,16♂(Un).  TL. Yunnan.
* Neptis namba hainana  Wang & Gu,1997 : in Gu et Chen, Butt. Hainan Is. 206, fig.232.  TL. Hainan.
Neptis pseudonamba  Huang,2001 : Neue Ent. Nachr. 51:84-85, tf.63, pl.5, fig.37♂.  TL. Tibet.


Type Material Information

pseudonamba ; Holotype ♂, 2000.08.03, Tiyu, Chayu area of Tibet, 2400m.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis namba namba ; Kimura,1994 : 18-19, figs.11♂,12♂(Un). (Chaiyaphum: Phu Khiewo)
Neptis namba namba ; Pinratana,1996 : 52, pl.32, fig.82,♂,♂(Un). (Chaiyaphum)
Neptis namba namba ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 394, not fig. (Phu Khieo)
Neptis namba namba ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 406. not fig. (Phu Khieo)

[ LAOS ]
Neptis namba namba ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.56, figs.♂,♂(Un) (Xam Neua / Vang Vieng)
Neptis namba namba ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis namba namba ; Eliot,1969 : 100. (Tonkin)
Neptis namba ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chaiyaphum.
2012.03.25


1♀
Y.Inayoshi (YI)

[ VIETNAM ]
Hagiang.
2005.07.--
1♂


Local Catcher (KS)
Vinh Phuc, Tamdao.
2005.07.--
1♂


Local Catcher (KS)


Notes
The difference between ananta and namba.
Neptis ananta ♂ Un. Neptis namba ♂ Un.
ananta ♂(Un) namba ♂(Un)
Neptis ananta ♂ Un. Neptis namba ♂ Un.
ananta ♂(Un) namba ♂(Un)

♂ underside / Species ananta namba
Cilia. obscure. clearly chequered with white.
FW, base of space 1b. covered with brownish scales. without these scales.

Literature

Tytler, H.,1915 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies from Manipur and the Naga Hills. Part.2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23:502-515, 3 pls.

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

Lee, C.L.,1962 : Some new species of Rhopalocera in China, II.
Acta ent. Sinica 11(2):139-158.

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.

K.Saito & Y.Inayoshi,
2006.02.20 - 2014.07.12.