Symbrenthia silana  de Nicéville,1885

Symbrenthia silana ♂ Up. Symbrenthia silana ♂ Un. Symbrenthia silana ♂ Up. Symbrenthia silana ♂ Un.
♂, 2020.03.06. Tak, Thailand. ♂, 2020.03.06. Tak, Thailand.
Symbrenthia silana ♂ Up. Symbrenthia silana ♂ Un. Symbrenthia silana ♂ genitalia Symbrenthia silana ♂ genitalia
♂, 2014.06.--. Nghe An, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂ genitalia, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville,1885
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal 54 Pt.II(2):117-118, pl.2, fig.19,♂.
TL : Sikkim. (NZC)
Distribution : Bhutan, Sikkim, Nagaland, N.Myanmar (Kachin), S.E.Tibet, W.Thailand, Vietnam, Hainan.

Type Materials Information

Types 1♂, 1883, Sikkim. (NZC) ; 1♀, 1883.Autumn, Buxa, Bhutan. (NZC). Sheela et al.,2019 : 250, figs.♂,♂(Un) ; 251, figs.♀,♀(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ VIETNAM ]
Symbrenthia silana ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 31, figs.27,♂,♂(Un). (Nghe An)
Symbrenthia silana ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 1:115, pl.27, figs.4a,♂,4b,♂(Un). (C: Nghe An)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Tak : Umphang dist.
2020.03.04. 1♂ A.Giudici (photo) ; 2020.03.06. 2♂ Y.Inayoshi & A.Giudici (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Nghe An : Song Lam, 2014.06.--. 1♂ LC (KS).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
This is the first record from Thailand. It is taken photo by Mr.Antonio Giudici on 4.Mar.2020 in Umphang dist., Tak.
The butterfly is found around small stream in montane forest at moderate elevations and seems very local species.

Literature

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1885 : Descriptions of some new Indian Rhopalocera
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal 54 Pt.II(2):117-124, pl.2.

Gillham, N.W.,1956 : Symbrenthia silana de Niceville, A good species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
Psyche 63:11-13.

Lang, S. & H. Han,2009 : Study on some nymphalid butterflies from China (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)
Atalanta 40(3/4):493-500.

Sheela, S., D. Das, S.K. Shah & K. Chandra,2019 : The Type Specimens in the National Zoological Collection Lepidoptera.
Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. 342 pp.

Symbrenthia silana ♂ Symbrenthia silana ♂
♂ 2020.03.04. Umphang, Tak, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂ 2020.03.06. Umphang, Tak, Thailand.

2020.03.31 - 2020.05.31.

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