Iraota rochana pandara  Fruhstorfer,1907

Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Un. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♀ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Un. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♀ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♀ Un.
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Un. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Un.
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Iraota rochana pandara Fruhstorfer,1907
OD : Ent. Zeit. 21(25):156.
TL : Hinlap, Siam.
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Iraota timoleon pandara ; Godfrey,1930 : 327. (Bangkok / Me Lamoung)
Iraota rochana ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 79. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Pinratana,1981 : 110, pl.19, fig.11♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Mae Hong Son / Nakhon Nayok)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55, fig.32,♂. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Pung)
Iraota rochana pandara ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 658, pl.300, figs.L305b,♂,♂(Un). (Omkoi / Mae Hong Son / Nakhon Nayok / Ubon Ratchathani)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 696, pl.318, fig.L329,♂(Omkoi),♂(Omkoi,Un). (Omkoi / Mae Hong Son / Nakhon Nayok / Ubon Ratchathani) (in part)
Iraota rochana pandara ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 92, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo / Nakohn Nayok)
Iraota rochana pandara ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Sa Kaeo)

[ LAOS ]
Iraota timoleon timoleon ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 74, pl.106, figs.A3♀[♂].A4♀[♂](Un). (Vang Vieng)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.121, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Xam Neua / Thabok)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Iraota rochana ; Onodera,2009 : 63. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)

[ VIETNAM ]
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 64, fig.L-104,♀. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 25, fig.L-104♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 63. (N / C: Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 11♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 5♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Kien Giang (Phu Quoc) : 1♀ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1200m) and is frequently found on the hilltops. Male makes a territory on the trees at 11:30 - 14:00.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1907 : Neue indo-australische Lycaeniden.
Ent. Zeit. 21(25):156.

Iraota rochana pandara ♂ Iraota rochana pandara ♀
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Iraota rochana pandara ♂ Iraota rochana pandara ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
Iraota rochana pandara ♂ Iraota rochana pandara ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2019.08.31 - 2020.01.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.