Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes  Fruhstorfer,1913

Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ Up. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ Un. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♀ Up. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Rai, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Chiang Rai, Thailand. (photo by T.Yokochi)
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ Up. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ Un. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♀ Up. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♀ Un.
♂, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ Up. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ Un. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♀ Up. Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♀ Un.
♂, 1997.03.30. Oudomxai, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Euthalia anosia saitaphernes Fruhstorfer,1913
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:674.
TL : Darjeeling, Sikkim. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim, N.Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos,
N.Vietnam, Yunnan.

● ssp.saitaphernes
ssp.tamamitsui
Euthalia saitaphernes map Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ♂ genitalia

Type Material Information

Syntype 1♂, Darjeeling, India. (NHML, examined) ; Saito & Inayoshi,2009 : figs.5,♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ; Saito & Inayoshi,2009 : 16, figs.9,♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao; Wang Chin)

[ LAOS ]
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ; Saito & Inayoshi,2009 : 16, figs.7,♂,♂(Un),8,♀,♀(Un). (Oudomxai; Xam Neua; Pooshyan)
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46, pl.4, figs.Ny-125,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (near Muang Kham; near Phonsavan)

[ VIETNAM ]
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 39. (N: Lai Chau)
Euthalia saitaphernes tamamitsui ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 39. (N) (in part)
Euthalia saitaphernes saitaphernes ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):114-115. (N: Hoa Binh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Rai : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : Wang Chin, 1995.03.--. 1♀, LC (KS).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Oudomxai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Houaphan : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is rather localized and is not uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.800m - 1200m).

The difference between anosia and saitaphernes. (Upperside of the hindwing)
anosia ♂ Up. anosia ♀ Up. saitaphernes ♂ Up. saitaphernes ♀ Up.
anosia anosia saitaphernes saitaphernes

Literature

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

Saito, K. & Y.Inayoshi,2009 : Notes on Euthalia anosia and its allies (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Limenitinae).
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 53:11-19., 21 figs.

2010.04.15 - 2021.08.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.