Cigaritis evansii ayuthia  (Murayama & Kimura,1990)

Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Un. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♀ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Un. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.
Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Un. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♀ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Up. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Un. Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ genitalia Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ genitalia
♂, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂ genitalia, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Spindasis evansii ayuthia Murayama & Kimura,1990
OD : Nature & Insects 25(2):24,
  fig.15(♂),16(♂,Un) holotype ; 17(♀),18(♀,Un) paratype.
TL : Doi Pha Hom Pok, N.Thailand.



Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
evansii ayuthia map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1989.Apr.09-11. Doi Sao Yai, Doi Pha Hom Pok, N.Thailand. (in coll. Y.Kimura)
Paratypes 1♂ 1♀, 1989.Apr.09-11. Doi Sao Yai, Doi Pha Hom Pok, N.Thailand. (in coll. Y.Kimura)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Spindasis rukma ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 594,596, pl.269, figs.L173,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha)
Spindasis evansii ayuthia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 598, pl.270, figs.L179,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon / Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Cigaritis rukma ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 622, pl.282, figs.L198,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha)
Cigaritis evansi ayuthia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 626, pl.283, figs.L204,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon / Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Spindasis evansii ayuthia ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 149, figs.♂(Holotype),♂(Un,Holotype),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Cigaritis evansi ayuthia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Spindasis evansii ayuthia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.122, fig.♂(Un). (Oudomxay)
Spindasis evansii ayuthia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.

[ VIETNAM ]
Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 56. (by literature)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (alt.1000 - 1600m) : 9♂ 3♀ (incl.photo and photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂ (photo by S.Chir).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Thua Thien Hue : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations, although it is found locally and seasonally.
Ek-Amnuay,[2007], 2012 reported Cigaritis rukma from Doi Phu Kha, Thailand, However It is a misidentification of this species.

Literature

Murayama, S. & Y.Kimura,1990 : Some new butterflies from Thailand.
Nature & Insects 25(2):19-24, figs.1-23.

Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♀
♂, Lampang, Thailand. (photo by S.Chir) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂ Cigaritis evansii ayuthia ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2019.08.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.