Cynitia flora cooperi  (Tytler,1940)

Cynitia flora cooperi ♂ Up. Cynitia flora cooperi ♂ Un. Cynitia flora cooperi ♀ Up. Cynitia flora cooperi ♀ Un.
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

ON : Euthalia flora cooperi Tytler,1940
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:112.
TL : Ataran Valley, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, W.Thailand (Kanchanaburi).

● ssp.andersonii
ssp.cooperi
Cynitia flora map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cynitia flora andersonii ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Cynitia flora cooperi ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 100, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Say Yok Noi; Nam Tok Kangchanaburi)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Kanchanaburi : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by K.Yano).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 800m) and is found with lepidea sympatrically.
However, the status of this taxon is still unclear. Further taxonomic study on the relationship of this species to lepidea and flora is needed.

Literature

Tytler, H.,1940 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies chiefly from Burma. Part.2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:109-123.

Cynitia flora cooperi ♀ Cynitia flora cooperi ♀
♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

2021.05.31 - 2021.06.30.

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