Athyma sinope sinope  (Moore,[1858])

Athyma sinope sinope ♂ Up. Athyma sinope sinope ♂ Un. Athyma sinope sinope ♀ Up. Athyma sinope sinope ♀ Un.
♂, Satun, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Pandita sinope Moore,[1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Mus. East India Co. (1):182, pl.6a, fig.3,♂.
TL : Java. (NHML)
Distribution : Thailand, S.Vietnam, W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Banyak,
Singkep, Lingga, Bangka, Belitung, Nias, Java.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Pandita sinope sinope ; Godfrey,1916 : 130. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Godfrey,1930 : 287. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Pinratana,1979 : 63, figs.N112,♂,♂(Un). (Narathiwat)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 62, pl.40, figs.112,♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Narathiwat)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 410, pl.179, figs.N116,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chanthaburi)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 420, pl.183, figs.N282,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chanthaburi)
Pandita sinope sinope ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Nakhon Nayok / Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2020.12.05)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 91, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Tok Phrom)

[ VIETNAM ]
Pandita sinope ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 35. (S: Dong Nai ; Nam Cat Tien ; Phu Quoc)
Pandita sinope sinope ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 2:36, pl.38, fig.3,♂. (S: Nam Cat Tien ; Phu Quoc)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Satun : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Naratiwat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare locally in montane forest at low elevations (alt.50m - 200m).
The species is recently changed to genus Athyma by mainly DNA analysis, it is also convinced from the morphology of the larval stage.

Literature

Horsfield, T. & F. Moore,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Tan, H.,2009 : Life History of the Colonel (Pandita sinope sinope)
Butterflies of Singapore

Wu, L-W., H.Chiba, D.C.Lees, Y.Ohsima & M-L.Jeng,2019 : Unravelling relationships among the shared stripes of sailors:
Mitogenomic phylogeny of Limenitidini butterflies (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae,Limenitidinae), focusing on the genera Athyma and Limenitis
Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 130(2019):60-66.

Athyma sinope sinope ♀
♀, Satun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2007.01.20 - 2020.12.31.

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