Athyma orientalis   Elwes,1888

Athyma orientalis ♂ Up. Athyma orientalis ♂ Un. Athyma orientalis ♂ Up. Athyma orientalis ♂ Un.
♂, 2001.04.--. Xam Neua, Laos. ( photo by K.Saito ) ♂, 2001.04.--. Xam Neua, Laos. ( photo by K.Saito )
Athyma orientalis ♂ Up. Athyma orientalis ♂ Un. Athyma orientalis ♀ Up. Athyma orientalis ♀ Un.
♂, 2005.07.--. Dong Van, Hagiang, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )
♀, 2005.07.--. Dong Van, Hagiang, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )
Athyma orientalis ♂ Up. Athyma orientalis ♂ Un. Athyma orientalis ♀ Up. Athyma orientalis ♀ Un.
♂, 2005.07.--. Dong Van, Hagiang, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )
♀, 2005.07.--. Dong Van, Hagiang, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )

ON : Athyma orientalis  Elwes,1888
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 36(3):354, pl.9, fig.4(♂).
TL : Sikkim.




Distribution : Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Assam to Myanmar,
Laos, N.Vietnam, China.
Athyma orientalis Map

Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Athyma orientalis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Pantoporia opalina f.orientalis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 41. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia opalina orientalis ; Metaye,1957 : 96. (North)


Specimens Examined

[ LAOS ]
Xam Neua.
2001.04.--
2♂


Local Catcher (KS)

[ VIETNAM ]
Hagiang, Dong Van.
2005.07.--
2♂
2♀
Local Catcher (KS)


Notes
The difference between orientalis and opalina.
orientalis Un. opalina Un.
orientalis (Un) opalina (Un)

Fore Wing / Species orientalis opalina
Cilia without white in space 5 and 6 chequered with white
Triangular white spot beyond the cell long and lengthened to the terman short and well separated from the cell streak

Literature

Elwes, H.J.,1888 :
A catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Sikkim, [with additions, corrections, and notes on seasonal and local distribution by Otto Moller].
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 36(3):269-465, pls.8-11.

Huang, H.,1998 : Reserch on the butterflies of the Namjagbarwa Region, S.E.Tibet (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera).
Neue Ent. Nachr. 41:207-263.

Harada, M.,2009 : Two species of Athyma feeding on Berberidaceae.
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 52:19-22.

K.Saito & Y.Inayoshi,
2010.02.28 - 2014.08.09.