Athyma ranga obsolescens  (Fruhstorfer,1906)

Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Un. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Un. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.

ON : Pantoporia ranga obsolescens Fruhstorfer,1906
OD : Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 56(6/7):410-411.
TL : Chiem Hoa, Tonkin.




Distribution : S.E.Thailand, Vietnam.
Athyma ranga obsolescens Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Pantoporia ranga obsolescens ; Godfrey,1916 : 129. (Pak Jong)
Pantoporia ranga obsolescens ; Godfrey,1930 : 285. (Pak Jong)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Pinratana,1979 : 56, figs.N100,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Chonburi)
Athyma ranga ranga ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 61, pl.40, figs.110a,♂,♂(Un). (Chonburi / Chanthaburi)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Ratchaburi / Sa Kaeo) (accessed: 2020.09.24)
Athyma ranga ranga ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 90, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wan Nam Khiewo / Kao Soi Dao / Kao Khiewo) (in part)

[ VIETNAM ]
Pantoporia ranga obsolescens ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 629. (Tonkin: Chiem Hoa)
Pantoporia obsolescens ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 230. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia ranga f.obsolescens ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 41. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia ranga ; Lemee,1950 : 14. (Hagiang)
Pantoporia ranga obsolescens ; Metaye,1957 : 96. (N)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Ikeda et al.,2000 : 36, figs.5:15,♂,16,♂(Un), fig.9:32(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Athyma ranga ; Luong et al.,2004 : 7, 65, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Athyma ranga ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 26, figs.N-73,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Gung Re ; Madagui / Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 35. (N / C / S)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):34-35, pl.38, figs.1a,♂,1b,♂,1c,♂(Un). (N: Ba Be ; Van Ban ; Tam Dao ; Cuc Phuong / C: Pu Hoat ; Pu Mat ; Huong Son ; Vu Quang ; Phong Nha Ke Bang ; Bach Ma ; Ngoc Linh ; Kon Plong ; Ba To ; Chu Yang Sin ; Bu Gia Map ; Krong Trai ; Bao Lam / S: Cat Tien ; Nghia Trung ; Lo Go Xa Mat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Sa Kaeo : 2♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 7♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Vinh Phuc : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.50m - 600m).
The species is highly variable and individual and seasonal variation seems to be more pronounced than geographic variation. Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 : Historisches und Morphologisches uber das Genus Athyma und dessen Verwandte.
Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 56(6/7):384-434, 8 figs.


Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.

2006.03.10 - 2020.11.30.

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