Cheritrella truncipennis   de Niceville,1887

truncipennis ♂ Up. truncipennis ♂ Un. truncipennis ♀ Up. truncipennis ♀ Un.
‰, 1994.04.16. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1988.03.02. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
truncipennis ♂ Up. truncipennis ♂ Un. truncipennis ♀ Up. truncipennis ♀ Un.
‰, 1994.04.05. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1993.11.11. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Cheritrella truncipennis  de Niceville,1887
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887(3):456-457, pl.39, figs.3Š,4‰.
TL : Sikkim.



Distribution :
Sikkim, Assam, N.Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, Yunnan.
[ S.Myanmar: Victoria Point ]
truncipennis map

Synonym

* Cheritrella truncipennis nagana  Rober,1926 : Ent. Mitt. 15:376.  TL. Naga Hills, Assam.


Type Materials Information

truncipennis  ; Holotype ‰, Sikkim, 1886.June (Moller) ; Allotype Š, Sikkim, 1886.June (Moller) (BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Cheritrella truncipennis ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (North)
Cheritrella truncipennis ; Godfrey,1930 : 343. (Chiang Rai)
Cheritrella truncipennis ; Pinratana,1981 : 137, pl.22, fig.1‰ ; pl.36, figs.7Š,10Š(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Cheritrella truncipennis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 696, pl.318, fig.379,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nan: Doi Phu Kha)

[ LAOS ]
Cheritrella truncipennis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.126, figs.‰,‰(Un). (Xam Neua)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1988.03.01   1‰ 1Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1988.03.02   1‰ 1Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1991.03.03   3‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1991.03.04   3‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1988.03.13   3‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1988.03.15   5‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1988.03.16   1‰       A.M.Cotton     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1988.03.17   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.03.31   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.04.01   3‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.04.03   7‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.04.06   3‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.04.29   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1991.10.23   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1993.03.17   2‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1993.03.19   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1994.04.05   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1994.04.16   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1993.11.11       1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.           1992.03.25   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)

Notes
Literature

de Niceville, C.L.A.,1887 : Descriptions of some new or little-known Butterflies from India,
with some Notes on the Seasonal Dimorphism obtaining in the Genus Melanitis.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887(3):448-467, pls.39,40.

1999.07.21 - 2010.04.30.