Neptis manasa mientrunga  Monastyrskii,2012

Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Up. Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Un. Neptis manasa mientrunga ♀ Up. Neptis manasa mientrunga ♀ Un.
♂, Dak Lak, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Up. Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Un. Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Up. Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Un.
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

ON : Neptis manasa mientrunga Monastyrskii,2012
OD : Atalanta 43(172):160, col.pl.2,fig.6(HT,♂).
TL : Kon Cha Rang, Gia Lai, C.Vietnam.
Distribution : C.Thailand (Loei to Chaiyaphum), C.Vietnam.

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

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 08.Mar.1999. Kon Cha Rang, Gia Lai, C.Vietnam. A.Monastyrskii leg. (NHML)
Paratypes : 2♂ 1♀, Ngoc Linh, Kon Tum ; 3♂ 12♀, Bi Doup-Nui ba, Lam Dong ; 1♀, Chu Yang Sin, Dac Lac.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis manasa manasa ; Pinratana,1979 : 52, figs.N91,♀,♀(Un). (Loei)
Neptis manasa manasa ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 53, pl.33, figs.86b♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Loei)
"Neptis manasa manasa [Neptis manasa narcissina] ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.172, fig.N89a♀(right,Laos). (in part)"
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 396, pl.172, figs.N89b♀. ("Phu Khieo" [Loei]).
"Neptis manasa manasa [Neptis manasa narcissina] ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.178, fig.N265a♀(right,Laos). (in part)"
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 410, pl.178, figs.N265b♂(Laos),♂(Laos,Un),♀. ("Phu Khieo" [Loei]).
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 84. (by literature)

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 : 476. (Ngoc Linh; Kon Cha Rang)
Neptis manasa narcissina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 38. (C) (in part)
Neptis manasa mientrunga ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 38, pl.9, figs.33a♂,33b♂(Un). (C: Kon Tum to Lam Dong)
Neptis manasa mientrunga ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):83-84, pl.52, figs.2a(HT,♂),2b(HT,♂Un). (C: Kon Chu [Cha] Rang; Kon ka Kinh; Ngoc Linh; Bi Doup-Nui Ba; Chu Yang Sin)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchabun : 4♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Dak Lak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest mixed with pine trees at moderate elevations (alt.900m - 1100m).
The population of C.Thailand has slightly broader orange markings on the upperside.

Literature

Monastyrskii, A.L.,2012 : New Taxa and new records of butterflies from Vietnam (4) (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera)
Atalanta 43(1/2):156-164.

Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Neptis manasa mientrunga ♀
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂ Neptis manasa mientrunga ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2014.07.19 - 2021.10.31.

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