Orthomiella pontis pontis   (Elwes,1887)

pontis ♂ Up. pontis ♂ Un. pontis ♂ Up. pontis ♂ Un.
‰, 1988.03.07. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 1988.03.07. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
pontis ♂ Up. pontis ♂ Un. pontis ♂ Up. pontis ♂ Un.
‰, 1987.02.26. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 1988.03.09. Doi Pomeun, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Chilades pontis  Elwes,1887
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887(3):446.
TL : ‰, Darjeeling to Mongpo, Sikkim.



Distribution : Sikkim, N.Thailand.
pontis map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Orthomiella pontis ssp. ; Pinratana,1981 : 68, pl.31, fig.8‰(Un). (Chiang Mai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.   1987.02.26    1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.   1988.03.07    8‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.   1991.03.09    1‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)

Notes
The specimen in Thailand differs from typical pontis in Sikkim. It is needed for the further taxonomical reexamination in the future. The species occurs in Doi Pomeun at high elevations about 1,600-1,800m. It is frequent near stream together with Orthomiella rantaizana rovorea.
Literature

Elwes, H.J.,1887 : Description of some new Lepidoptera from Sikkim.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887(3):444-447.

Y.Inayoshi & K.Saito, 2009.03.10 - 2010.04.30.