Cynitia lepidea sthavara  (Fruhstorfer,1913)

Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Un. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Un. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Un. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea sthavaraa ♀ Up.
♂, Phong Saly, Laos. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.

ON : Euthalia lepidea sthavara Fruhstorfer,1913
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde 9:656.
TL : Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, N. to C.Laos.

● ssp.sthavara
ssp.cognata
ssp.flaminia
Cynitia lepidea map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
"Euthalia lepidea cognata ; Godfrey,1927 : 124. (N)"
Euthalia lepidea lepidea ; Godfrey,1930 : 289. (Prae: Me Song forest; Klong Suan Mak)
Euthalia lepidea lepidea ; Pinratana,1979 : 69, not fig. (Chiayaphum; Chiang Mai)
Euthalia lepidea cognata ; Pinratana,1979 : 69, figs.N119b♂,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Tanaecia lepidea sthavara ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 71, pl.46, fig.129a♀. (Chiang Mai; Chiayaphum) (in part)
Tanaecia lepidea cognata ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 70, fig.167,♂. (Umphang)
Tanaecia lepidea cognata ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 49, fig.119,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Tanaecia lepidea sthavara ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 424, pl.186, figs.N134a♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kamphaeng Saen; Tham Than Lod)
Cynitia lepidea sthavara ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 434, pl.190, figs.N300a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kamphaeng Saen; Tham Than Lod)
Cynitia lepidea sthavara ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Cynitia lepidea sthavara ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 99-100, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Ban Mae Wa; Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Thung Yai)

[ LAOS ]
Euthalia lepidea f.flaminia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 42. (Vientiane)
Tanaecia lepidea lepidea ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 59, pl.65, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un.) ; pl.66, figs.1,♀,2,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng; Phatong; Nam Po; Vientiane; Tha Ngone) (in part)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 207, pl.62, figs.♂. (Vientiane) (in part)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 43. (Namdhua)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Onodera,2009b : 41. (Khammouan: Nacay)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46.
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Suwa et al.,2013 : 18. (Thabok; Lak Xao; Nahin; Xebangfay; Thakhek; Phonsy)
Cynitia lepidea ; Suwa et al.,2019 : 18. (Dong Hua Sao; Luang Prabang; Mt.Phoufa; Nachan; Pakmong-Oudomsay; Phonkham; Phou Yang; Thabok; Sam Neua)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 6♂ 6♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Phong Saly : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.450m - 900m).

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1913 : 6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
649-704. (28.Oct.1913)

Cynitia lepidea sthavara ♂ Cynitia lepidea sthavara ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea sthavara ♀ Cynitia lepidea sthavara ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Phetchabun, Thailand.

2007.01.31 - 2021.06.30.

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