Rachana jalindra indra  (Moore,[1884])

Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Up. Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Un. Rachana jalindra indra ♀ Up. Rachana jalindra indra ♀ Un.
♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Up. Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Un. Rachana jalindra indra ♀ Up. Rachana jalindra indra ♀ Un.
♂, Champasak, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, An Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Up. Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Sithon indra  Moore,[1884]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):527.
TL : Bengal.
Distribution : Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Eliotia jalindra indra ; Pinratana,1981 : 132, pl.32, fig.16,♂. (Chiang Mai)
Eliotia jalindra indra ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39, fig.118,♀. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Eliotia jalindra indra ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 692, pl.316, figs.L371a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Omkoi / Wang Chin)
Rachana jalindra indra ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 734, pl.336, figs.L393a,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Omkoi / Wang Chin)
Rachana jalindra indra ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 121, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Tha Ton / Ban Na Lak)
Rachana jalindra indra ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Sa Kaeo)

[ LAOS ]
Rachana jalindra indra ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2006 : 34, figs.3,♂,8♂(Un),4,♀,9,♀(Un). (Oudomxay / Xaisombun / Attapeu)
Rachana jalindra indra ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55, pl.22, figs.Ly-244,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phou Bia / 35km east of Attapeu)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Rachana jalindra indra ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs.♀,♀(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Eliotia jalindra ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Rachana jalindra indra ; Saito et al.,2017 : 79. (S: Nui Cam)
Rachana jalindra indra ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 67. (N: Ha Giang / C: Quang Nam ; Khanh Hoa)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 5♂ 1♀ (incl.photo & photo by K.Phongpiyamit).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♀ (photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Da Nang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong ; 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

An Giang ; 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.400m - 900m) and is frequently found on the hilltops. Male makes a territory on the trees and is often rested under the leaves.

Literature

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

Rachana jalindra indra ♂ Rachana jalindra indra ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Phrae, Thailand. (photo by T.Laola

1999.07.19 - 2021.03.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.