Vanessa indica indica  (Herbst,1794)

Vanessa indica indica ♂ Up. Vanessa indica indica ♂ Un. Vanessa indica indica ♀ Up. Vanessa indica indica ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Vanessa indica indica ♂ Up. Vanessa indica indica ♂ Un. Vanessa indica indica ♀ Up. Vanessa indica indica ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Papilio indica Herbst,1794
OD : in Jablonsky, Natursyst. Ins., Schmett. 7: pl.180, figs.1,2.
TL : India.

Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, [Singapore],
China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, S.Siberia, Sakhalin, Luzon, Palawan.
Vanessa indica indica map

Synonyms

Pyrameis indica v.asakurae Matsumura,1908 : Ent. Zeit. 22(39):158. TL. Horisha, Formosa.
Pyrameis indica ab.horishanus Nire,1917 : Zool. Mag. 29(343):144, 147, pl.3, fig.3. TL. Horisha, Formosa.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Vanessa indica indica ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Vanessa indica indica ; Godfrey,1930 : 273. (N: Khun Tan; Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Vanessa indica indica ; Pinratana,1979 : 26, figs.N38,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Vanessa indica indica ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 29, pl.12, figs.25,♂,♂[♀](Un). (Chiang Mai)
Vanessa indica indica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 366, pl.157, figs.N28,♂[(Un)],♀,♀. (Lamphun; Chiang Mai)
Vanessa indica indica ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 496, pl.221 figs.N376,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Lamphun; Chiang Mai)
Vanessa indica indica ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
Vanessa indica indica ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 55, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Doi Phui; Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Pyrameis indica f.india ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 37. (Ban-Sai)
Vanessa indica indica ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 54, pl.46, figs.5,♀,6,♀(Un). (Nam Moh)
Vanessa indica indica ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.50, fig.♂. (Phong Saly)
Vanessa indica indica ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ VIETNAM ]
Pyrameis indica f.india ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 37. (Annam: Hue)
Pyrameis indica ; Lemee,1950 : 12. (Hagiang)
Pyrameis indica indica ; Metaye,1957 : 94. (C)
Vanessa indica indica ; Luong et al.,2004 : 6, 58, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Vanessa indica indica ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 32. (N / C)
Vanessa indica indica ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):106-107, pl.26, fig.2♂. (N: Hoang Lien; Dong Van; Ba Be; Tam Dao; Cuc Phuong; Xuan Lien / C: Pu Mat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 7♂ 7♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (alt.500m - 2400m).

Literature

Herbst, J.F.W.,1792 : In Jablonsky, Natursystem aller bekannten in- und auslandischen Insecten; Schmetterlinge. 7.
Berlin, Pauli. 178 pp, 28 pls.

Matsumura, S.,1908 : Die Nymphaliden Japans.
Ent. Zeit. 22(39):157-158.

Nire, K.,1917 : Descriptions of a New species and some aberrant forms of Japanese Rhopalocera.
Zool. Mag. (Dobutsu-gaku Zasshi) 29(343):142-148.

Vanessa indica indica ♂ Vanessa indica indica ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Vanessa indica indica ♂ Vanessa indica indica ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2008.02.29 - 2021.09.30.

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