Athyma selenophora amharina  (Moore,[1898])

Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Up. Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Un. Athyma selenophora amharina ♀ Up. Athyma selenophora amharina ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Up. Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Un. Athyma selenophora amharina ♀ Up. Athyma selenophora amharina ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Up. Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Un. Athyma selenophora amharina ♀ Up. Athyma selenophora amharina ♀ Un.
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

ON : Pantoporia amharina Moore,[1898]
OD : Lep. Ind. 3(34):207.
TL : Malay Pen.




Distribution : P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward), W.Malaysia.
Athyma selenophora amharina Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Pantoporia selenophora epibaris ; Pendlebury,1923 : 39. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Pantoporia selenophora amharina ; Pendlebury,1923 : 39. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Pantoporia selenophora amharina ; Godfrey,1930 : 286. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Pantoporia selenophora amharina ; Godfrey,1932a : 269. (P)
Athyma selenophora amharina ; Pinratana,1979 : 57, not fig. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Athyma selenophora amharina ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 60, pl.38, figs.105b,♂,♀. (Ranong / Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Athyma selenophora amharina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 404, pl.177, figs.N109b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong / Surat Thani)
Athyma selenophora amharina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 414, pl.181, figs.N274b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong / Surat Thani)
Athyma selenophora amharina ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Phetchaburi) (accessed: 2020.09.24)
Athyma selenophora ampharina ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 87, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone / Kao Pho Ta / Kam Puan / Khlong Naka)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phuket : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 5♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.100m - 1300m) and is often found at hilltops.
In Phetchaburi, upper part of Peninsular Thailand, both ssp.amharina and ssp.bahula are found sympatric. It seems transition area.

Literature

Moore, F.,1890-1913 : Lepidoptera Indica.
London, L.Reeve and Co. 10 volumes in 123 parts.

Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Athyma selenophora amharina ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Athyma selenophora amharina ♂ Athyma selenophora amharina ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

2006.03.10 - 2020.11.30.

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