Niphanda cymbia cymbia  de Nicéville,[1884]

Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Up. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Un. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♀ Up. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Up. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Un. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♀ Up. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Up. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Un. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♀ Up. Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Niphanda cymbia de Nicéville,[1884]
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 52(2/4):76-77, pl.9, figs.8,♂,8a♀.
TL : Sikkim. (♂♀, NZC)
Distribution : Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
Hainan, W.Malaysia.
Niphanda cymbia cymbia map

Synonym

Niphanda plinioides Moore,[1884] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):524-525, pl.48, fig.8,♀(Un). TL. Sikkim. (♂♀)


Type Materials Information

cymbia ; Type 1♂ 1♀, Sikkim. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 139, figs.♂(Un),♂,♀,♀(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Godfrey,1930 : 325. (Prae: Me Song forest; Chiang Rai)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Pinratana,1981 : 68. not fig. (Chaiyaphum; Chiang Mai)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 588, pl.266, figs.L155,♂,♂(Un). (Phu Khieo; Khlong Nakha)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 612, pl.277, figs.L178,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Phu Khio; Khlong Nakha)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 154, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo; Lipung)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Yala) (accessed: 2021.06.26)

[ LAOS ]
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.112, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Lak Sao; Thakek)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 52.

[ VIETNAM ]
Niphanda fusca cymbia ; Metaye,1957 : 90. (no loc.)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 57, figs.L-67,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Niphanda tessellata ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 40, fig.L-155,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 54. (N / C: to Lam Dong / S: Binh Phuoc)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.350m - 1000m). Male makes a territory on the trees along the stream.
The populations of Yala, P.Thailand and W.Malaysia tend to be much smaller than the continental ones.

Literature

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,[1884] : On new and little-known Rhopalocera from the Indian Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 52(2/4):65-91. pls.1,9,10.

Moore, F.,[1884] : Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):521-535, pls.48-49.

Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂ Niphanda cymbia cymbia ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.11 - 2021.08.31.

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