Neptis manasa narcissina  Oberthür,1906

Neptis manasa narcissina ♂ Up. Neptis manasa narcissina ♂ Un. Neptis manasa narcissina ♀ Up. Neptis manasa narcissina ♀ Un.
♂, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)
Neptis manasa narcissina ♂ Up. Neptis manasa narcissina ♂ Un. Neptis manasa narcissina ♀ Up. Neptis manasa narcissina ♀ Un.
♂, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Neptis narcissina Oberthür,1906
OD : Etud. Lep. comp. 2 : 15-16, pl.8, fig.2(Un).
TL : Lou-tse-Kiang. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Laos, N.Vietnam, N.W.Yunnan.

● ssp.mongkholi
ssp.narcissina
ssp.mientrunga
Neptis manasa narcissina Map

Type Material Information

♂, Type (red), #807001, Lou-tse-Kiang. (NHML, photo examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Neptis manasa f.narcissina ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 40. (Sala-Pak-Kong-Keng; Ban-Soui)
Neptis manasa manasa ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.56, fig.♀. (Xam Neua)
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 38. (N) (in part)
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):83-84. (N: Van Ban)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 2♂ 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
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Houaphan : 1♂ 1♀.
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Notes
Some examples from Laos seem to be somewhat closer to ssp.mientrunga, with different coloration and markings on the underside. Further taxonomic study is needed.

Literature

Oberthür, C.,1906 : Observations sur les Neptis a taches jaunes de la region sino-thibetaine.
Etud. Lep. comp. 2:7-18, pl.8,9.

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