Prosotas nora ardates  (Moore,[1875])

Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Up. Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Un. Prosotas nora ardates ♀ Up. Prosotas nora ardates ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Up. Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Un. Prosotas nora ardates ♀ Up. Prosotas nora ardates ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Champasak, Laos.
Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Up. Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Un. Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Up. Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand.

ON : Lycaena ardates Moore,[1875]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1874(4):574-575, pl.67, fig.1,♂.
TL : Cashmere. (NHML)
Distribution : Sri Lanka, S.India to Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Yunnan.

● ssp.ardates
ssp.superdates
Prosotas nora ardates map

Synonym

Nacaduba kodi Evans,1910 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20(2):387. TL. Palni Hills, India. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Nacaduba nora ; Godfrey,1930 : 323. (Thailand)
Prosotas nora nora ; Pinratana,1981 : 65, pl.10, figs.22,♂,23,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chanthaburi; Kanchanaburi; Lampang; Nakhon Nayok)
Prosotas nora nora ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 257, fig.184,♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep)
Prosotas nora nora ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 35. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Ban Na Lak; Ban Gok Tum; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Na Pho Krang)
Prosotas nora nora ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi; Phu Pung)
Prosotas nora nora ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.82,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai; Umphang)
Prosotas nora nora ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 584, pl.265, figs.L143a♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Trat; Phrae; Chiang Mai)
Prosotas nora ardates ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 608, pl.275, figs.L168a♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Trat; Phrae; Chiang Mai)
Prosotas nora nora ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Prosotas nora ardates ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 162, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Maethro; Khun Lao Village; Phu Kradung; Phu Khiewo; Nakohn Nayok; Kao Soi Dao; Kratchin WF; Kao Khiewo; Bangkok; Doi Musso; Sai Yok Noi; Kanchanaburi; Kaeng Krachan)
Prosotas nora ardates ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Sa Kaeo; Nakhon Nayok) (accessed: 2021.06.14)

[ LAOS ]
Nacaduba nora superdates ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 70-71, pl.12, figs.89,♂,90,♂(Un), Textfig.33,♂genitalia. (Thakhek)
Prosotas nora nora ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 72, pl.103, figs.B1,♂,B2,♂(Un). (Luang Prabang; Vang Vieng; Phatong)
Prosotas nora nora ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 215, pl.111, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Phong Saly; Boun Neua)
Prosotas nora nora ardates ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52.
Prosotas nora nora ardates ; Suwa et al.,2013 : 26, fig.21,♂(Un). (Thabok; Nahin; Vang Vieng)
Prosotas nora nora ; Suwa et al.,2019 : 30. (Savannakhet; Nam Kat; Thana)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Prosotas nora ; Onodera,2007 : fig.85,♂.
Prosotas nora ardates ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Nacaduba ardates ; Lemee,1950 : 19. (Hagiang; Backan)
Nacaduba nora ardates ; Metaye,1957 : 90. (no loc.)
Prosotas nora nora ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.3:15,♂,16,♂(Un),7:25(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Prosotas nora ; Vu,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Prosotas nora ardates ; Luong et al.,2004 : 10, 77, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Prosotas nora ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Phong Dien)
Prosotas nora ardates ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 57, figs.L-60,♂,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Gung Re; Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Prosotas pia marginata ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : figs.L-61,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri) (in part)
Prosotas nora ardates ; Nihira,2009 : 101. (Phu Quoc)
Prosotas nora airdates [sic] ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 79. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Coto; Nui Ket)
Prosotas nora ardates ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 54. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 24♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Uttaradit : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 3♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is very common in montane forest at low to high elevation (alt.150m - 1600m).


Literature

Moore, F.,[1875] : Descriptions of New Asiatic Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1874(4):565-579, pls.66,67.

Evans, W.H.,1910 : A list of the butterflies of the Palni Hills with the descriptions of two new species.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20(2):380-391.

Tite, G.E.,1963 : A Synonymic List of the Genus Nacaduba and Allied Genera (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13(4):69-116, 91 tf, 2 pls. London.


Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Prosotas nora ardates ♀
♂, Uttaradit, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Prosotas nora ardates ♂ Prosotas nora ardates ♂
♂ (right) with P.dubiosa (left), Lampang, Thailand. ♂ with P.dubiosa and P.aluta, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.11 - 2021.07.31.

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