Orthomiella rantaizana rovorea   (Fruhstorfer,1918)

rantaizana rovoera ♂ Up. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Un. rantaizana rovoera ♀ Up. rantaizana rovoera ♀ Un.
‰, 1987.02.26. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 2004.02.21. Phoo Pan, Xam Neua, Laos.
( photo by K.Saito )
rantaizana rovoera ♂ Up. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Un. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Up. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Un.
‰, 1987.03.07. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 2004.02.29. Phoo Pan, Xam Neua, Laos.
( photo by K.Saito )
rantaizana rovoera ♂ Up. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Un. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Up. rantaizana rovoera ♂ Un.
‰, 1987.03.07. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 2001.02.14. hoo Pan, Xam Neua, Laos.
( photo by K.Saito )

ON : Una pontis rovorea  Fruhstorfer,1918
OD : Tijdschr. Ent. 61:55-56, pl.6, fig.9.
TL : Chin Hills, N.Burma.



Distribution : Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos.
rantaizana rovoera map

Synonym

Orthomiella putaoica  Tytler,1926 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 31(3):587, pl.1, fig.20(‰). TL. Putao, NE.Burma.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Una rantaizana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 586, pl.265, fig.L151,‰,‰(Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon)
Orthomiella pontis roverea (sic) ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 588, pl.266, fig.L154,‰,‰(Un). (Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao / Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Orthomiella pontis ssp. ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.112, figs.‰,‰(Un),Š. (Lak Sao / Xam Neua)
Orthomiella rantaizana ; Nakamura et al.,2010 : 26, fig.14a‰,‰(Un),14bŠ,Š(Un). (Phou Samsoum)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.   1987.02.26    1‰      Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.   1991.03.07    5‰      Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.   1991.03.09    1‰      Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Xam Neua, Phoo Pan.       2001.02.14    1‰      Local Catcher (KS)
 Xam Neua, Phoo Pan.       2004.02.18    1‰      Local Catcher (KS)
 Xam Neua, Phoo Pan.       2004.02.29    1‰      Local Catcher (KS)
 Xam Neua, Phoo Pan.       2004.02.21        1Š  Local Catcher (KS)

Notes

This species was hitherto known as subspecies of Orthomiella pontis.
However, it was found with pontis in Laos and Thailand. Though I treat it as subspecies of rantaizana provisionally,
It is needed for the further taxonomical reexamination in the future.
Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1918 : Eine neue Rasse aus der bisherigen "Gattung" Orthomiella.
Tijdschr. Ent. 61:54-56, pl.6.

1999.07.11 - 2011.03.15.