Cynitia lepidea cognata  Moore,[1897]

Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Un. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Un. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un.
♂, Siem Reap, Cambodia. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Un. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un.
♂, Sekong, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Sekong, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un.
♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Up. Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Un.
♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Dak Nong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Cynitia cognata Moore,[1897]
OD : Lep. Ind. 3:98, pl.226, figs.1,♀,1a♀(Un).
TL : Siam. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : C. to E.Thailand, S.Laos, Camdodia, C. & S.Vietnam.

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

Type Material Information

♀, Holotype, Siam. (NHML, photo examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia lepidea cognata ; Godfrey,1916 : 130. (Chonburi: Hup Bon; Sriracha)
Euthalia lepidea cognata ; Godfrey,1930 : 289. (Muak Lek / Chonburi: Sriracha)
Euthalia lepidea cognata ; Pinratana,1979 : 69, not fig. (Chanthaburi; Nakhon Nayok) (in part)
Tanaecia lepidea sthavara ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 71. (Nakhon Ratchasima; Nakhon Nayok; Chanthaburi) (in part)
Tanaecia lepidea cognata ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 71, pl.46, fig.129b♀. (no loc.)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 255, fig.105,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Huay Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 29. (Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Na Pho Krang; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Kaeng Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Kaeng E-Keow; Phu Hin Dang; Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Nam Tok Tad Ton; Nam Tok Kham Cha I; Ban Na Lak; Ban Gok Tum)
Cynitia lepidea cognate [sic] ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 51. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Tanaecia lepidea cognata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 424, pl.186, figs.N134b♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 434, pl.190, figs.N300b♂,♂(Un),♀(Un). (Trat)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Sa Kaeo; Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2021.05.08)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 99-100, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Yai; Sarika; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Pliewn WF; Kratching WF; Kao Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Tanaecia lepidea lepidea ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 59. (Pakse) (in part)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 207, pl.62, figs.♀. (Thateng) (in part)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Euthalia lepidea cognata ; Fruhstorfer,1913 : 657. ("Angkor, Siam")
Euthalia cognata ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 231. (Cambodge)
Tanaecia lepidea cognata ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs,♀,♂. (Botum Sakor NP.)
Cynitia lepidea ; Onodera,2007 : 29, fig.65,♂. (Siem Reap: Angkor)
Tanaecia lepidea ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Euthalia lepidea flaminia ; Fruhstorfer,1913 : 657. (S.Annam) (in part)
Euthalia mirdita ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 231. (Annam) (in part)
Euthalia lepidea f.mirdita ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 42. (S.Annam) (in part)
Euthalia lepidea ; Lien,2003 : 57. (Phu Quoc)
Tanaecia lepidea ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Phong Dien; Bach Ma)
Cynitia lepidea matala ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 26, figs.N-82,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Cynitia lepidea matala ; Nihira,2009 : 99. (Phu Quoc)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 39. (C / S) (in part)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):105-106, pl.59, figs.2a♂,2b♀. (C: Ba To; Kon Ka Kinh; Yok Don; Da Teh; Loc Bac; Bao Lam / S: Cat Tien; Lo Go Sa Mat; Nghia Trung; Binh Chau)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Saraburi : 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂ 3♀ (incl.photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 3♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ CAMBODIA ]
Siem Reap : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Gia Lai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Da Nang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Dak Nong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 11♂ 7♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kien Giang (Phu Quoc) : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.10m - 650m).
The white spots on the UpF of females are rather variable.

Literature

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

Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Saraburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ♂ Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀ Cynitia lepidea cognata ♀
♀, Saraburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi) ♀ (laying egg), Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.

2007.01.31 - 2021.06.30.

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