Araotes lapithis lapithis  (Moore,[1858])

Araotes Araotes Araotes Araotes
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Araotes Araotes Araotes Araotes
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

ON : Myrina lapithis Moore,[1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. East India Co. (1):48.
TL : Moulmein (♀).
Distribution : Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Araotes lapithis ; Godfrey,1916 : 141. (Chonburi: Sriracha)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Godfrey,1930 : 352. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chiang Rai: Doi Chang)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Pinratana,1981 : 152, pl.28, figs.19,♂,20,♀,21,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Chaiyaphum)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 716,718, pl.328, figs.L425a,♀,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi / Pang Sida)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 766, pl.352, figs.L446a,♀,♀(Un). (Doi Phu Kha) (in part)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 143, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Nakhon Nayok / Sa Kaeo / Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 77, pl.108, fig.B4,♀[♂](Un). (no data)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.128, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Pakxe / Nam Dhua)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Namdhua / Thabeng)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 56.

[ VIETNAM ]
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Lien,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 68, figs.L-147,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri / Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Araotes lapithis lapithis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 70. (C: by literature / S: Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.200m - 900m).

Literature

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Araotes Araotes
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2020.09.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.