Flos asoka  (de Nicéville,[1884])

Flos asoka ♀ Up. Flos asoka ♀ Un. Flos asoka ♀ Up. Flos asoka ♀ Un.
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by T.Laola) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by T.Laola)

ON : Nilasera asoka de Nicéville,[1884]
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 52(2/4):78-79, pl.9, figs.6♂,6a♀.
TL : Sikkim. (♂, NZC)
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hong Kong, S.China.

Synonyms

Satadra chola Moore,1884 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):39-40. TL. Sikkim. (♂, NHML)
Arhopala asoka vaya Fruhstorfer,1914 : Duet. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 28(2):130. TL. Hongkong. (♀, NHML)


Type Materials Information

asoka  ; Types 1♂ 1♀, Sikkim. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 112, fig.♀,♀(Un),♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Flos asoka ; Pinratana,1981 : 105, pl.18, fig.9(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Ratchasima)
Flos asoka ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 37, fig.110♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak / Ubon Ratchathani: Nam Tok Soi Sawan)
Flos asoka ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 652, pl.297, figs.L292,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao / Tak)
Flos asoka ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 688, pl.314, figs.L316,♂,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao / Tak)
Flos asoka ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 87, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep / Ban Na Lak)
Flos asoka ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Flos asoka ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.120, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Xam Neua)
Flos asoka ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ VIETNAM ]
Flos asoka ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.4:5♀,6♂,7♂(Un),7:32(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Flos asoka ; Hao et al.,2004 : 11, 79, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Flos asoka ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 62. (by Ikeda et al.,2001)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
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 some New Asiatic Lepidoptera; chiefly from Specimens contained inthe Indian Museum, Calcutta.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):16-52.

Fruhstorfer, H., 1914 : Neue Arhopala Rassen.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 28(2):121-137.

Sheela, S., D. Das, S.K. Shah & K. Chandra,2019 : The Type Specimens in the National Zoological Collection Lepidoptera.
Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. 342 pp.

Flos asoka ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by T.Laola)

1999.07.18 - 2019.09.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.