Logania watsoniana  Nicéville, 1898

Logania watsoniana ♂ Up. Logania watsoniana ♂ Un. Logania watsoniana ♀ Up. Logania watsoniana ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Logania watsoniana ♂ Up. Logania watsoniana ♂ Un. Logania watsoniana ♀ Up. Logania watsoniana ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Logania watsoniana ♂ Up. Logania watsoniana ♂ Un. Logania watsoniana ♀ Up. Logania watsoniana ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Trat, Thailand.

ON : Logania watsoniana Nicéville, 1898
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 12(1):143, pl.z, figs.17,♂,18,♀.
TL : Hsipaw, N.Shan States. (♂♀, NZC)
Distribution : Manipur, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.
Logania watsoniana map

Synonym

Logania subfasciata Tytler, 1915 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 24(1):120. TL. Manipur. (♂, NHML)


Type Materials Information

watsoniana ; Syntypes 1♂, 1897. Hsipaw, N.Shan States. (NZC) ; 1♀, Dec.1896. Hsipaw, N.Shan States. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 125, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un).
subfasciata ; Holotype ♂, Manipur, India. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Logania watsoniana ; Eliot,1986 : 74. (Thailand)
Logania marmorata marmorata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.249, figs.L48a♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Nakhon Nayok; Chanthaburi)
Logania marmorata damis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.249, figs.L48b♀,♀(Un). ("Trang; Yala" [loc.err.])
Logania marmorata marmorata ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.255, figs.L72a♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Nakhon Nayok; Chanthaburi)
Logania watsoniana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.255, figs.L74,♀,♀(Un). (in part).
Logania watsoniana ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 43, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Pliwn WF; Krachin WF.)

[ LAOS ]
Logania watsoniana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, pl.107, fig.♀. (Nam Tha)
Logania watsoniana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51, pl.13, figs.Ly-15,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Houa Phan: Near B.Saleui; Champasak: Tad Yuang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 7♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 2♂ 1♀ (photo by M.Hayashi & T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.50m - 1200m). Males are territorial on trees at forest edges and fly in circles for long hours in their territorial space from 10:30 to 11:30.


Literature

Nicéville, L.de.,1898 : On new and little-known butterflies from the Indo-Malayan, Austro-Malayan, and Australian Region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 12(1):131-161, pl.X,Y,Z,AA.

Tytler, H.C.,1915 : Notes on some new and interesting Butterflies from Manipur and the Naga Hills.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 24(1):119-155, pls.3,4, 29 figs.


Logania watsoniana ♂ Logania watsoniana ♀+♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀+♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Logania watsoniana ♂
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

1999.07.24 - 2021.09.30.

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