Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia  (Cramer,[1779])

Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ♂ Up. Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ♂ Un. Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ♀ Up. Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ♀ Un.
♂, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Papilio sulpitia Cramer,[1779]
OD : Uitl. Kapellen 3(18):37, pl.214, figs.E,F.
TL : China.
Distribution : Myanmar, N.Thailand (Nan), Laos, Vietnam, China, Hainan, Hong Kong.

Synonyms

Nymphalis strophia Godart,[1824] : in Ency. meth. 9(Ins.)(2):431. TL. China.
Athyma sulpitia var.ningpoana Felder & Felder,1862 : Wien. ent. Monats. 6(1):26. TL. Ningpo.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 31, figs.36,♂,♂(Un). (Nan)

[ LAOS ]
Pantoporia sulpitia sulpitia ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 637. (Luang Prabang)
Pantoporia sulpitia f.sulpitia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 41. (Xieng-Khouang / Ban-Soui)
Abrota sulpitia sulpitia ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 59, not fig. (List up only)
Limenitis sulpitia ssp. ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 5, figs.19,♂,♂(Un),20♀,♀(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 207, pl.60, figs.♂,♂(Un.),♀. (Nong Het / Xiang Khouang)
Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Pantoporia sulpitia sulpitia ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 637. (Tonkin: Than Moi ; Manson Mts.)
Pantoporia sulpitia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 230. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia sulpitia f.sulpitia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 41. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia sulpitia ; Lemee,1950 : 14. (Hagiang)
Pantoporia sulpitia sulpitia ; Metaye,1957 : 96. (N)
Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 35. (N: Bac Can ; Lang Son ; Ha Giang)
Limenitis sulpitia sulpitia ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 2:37, pl.38, figs.4a,♂,4b,♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien ; Ba Be ; Dong Van ; Mount Mau Son)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : Pua dist. 1993.06.26. 1♂, LC (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lao Cai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations in Laos and Vietnam.

Literature

Cramer, P.,[1779]-[1780] :
Uitlandsche Kapellen. voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en bescreeven.
Amsterdam. Baalde, and Utrecht, Wild. 3(17-21):1-104, pl.193-252,(1779) ; (22):105-128, pl.253-264,([1780]) ; (23-24):129-176, pl.265-288,(1780).

Godart, J.B.,[1824] : in Latreille & Godart, Encyclopedie methodique.
Histoire naturelle des insectes. 9(2):329-828.

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,1862 : Observationes de Lepidoteris nonullis Chinae centralis et Japoniae
Wien. ent. Monats. 6(1):22-32, (2):33-40.

Lang, S.,2009 : A Study on the systematics of Nymphalidae (excepting Satyrinae) from China (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea)
Beijing, P.R.China.

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.

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