Udara placidula howarthi  (Cantlie & Norman,1960)

Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Up. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Un. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Up. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂ (wsf), Phetchabun, Thailand.
Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Up. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Un. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Up. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Nan, Thailand.
Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Up. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Un. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Up. Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Un.
♂ Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂ (dsf) Lampang, Thailand.

ON : Celastrina howarthi Cantlie & Norman,1960
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 57(2):427-428.
TL : Sibsagar dist., Assam, India. (NHML)
Distribution : Assam to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, Sibsagar Dist., Assam, India. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Udara placidula ssp. ; Pinratana,1981 : 47. 163. not fig. (Chiang Mai)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 564, pl.256, figs.L91,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 584, pl.264, figs.L116,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 192, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Suthep / Nakohn Nayok / Kao Soi Dao / Kao Saverb)

[ LAOS ]
Udara placidula howarthi ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 70, pl.100, figs.A7,♂,A8,♂(Un). (Luang Prabang / Nam Moh / Phatong)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 214, pl.109, figs.♂,♂,♂(Un). (Lak Sao / Thabok)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Onodera,2009b : 37,41. (Xieng Kouang: Nam Noen / Khammouan: Nacay)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 51, pl.14, fig.Ly-37,♀,♀(Un). (Xieng Khouang)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Udara placidula howarthi ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Udara placidula howarthi ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 48, figs.2:9,♂,10,♂(Un),6:12(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Luong et al.,2004 : 9. (Cuc Phuong)
Udara placidura [sic] howarthi ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 53, figs.L-28,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me ; Gung Re)
Udara placidula howarthi ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 51. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Mai : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 4♂ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.100m - 1100m).
Example of Nakhon Si Thammarat is considered to be this subspecies.


Literature

Cantlie, K. & T. Norman,1960 : Four new butterflies from Assam.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 57(2):424-429. (5 fgs)


Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Udara placidula howarthi ♂
♂ with Discolampa ethion, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Lampang, Thailand.

Udara placidula howarthi ♂ Udara placidula howarthi ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

1999.06.25 - 2021.05.31.