Hypolimnas misippus  (Linnaeus,1764)

Hypolimnas misippus ♂ Up. Hypolimnas misippus ♂ Un. Hypolimnas misippus ♀ Up. Hypolimnas misippus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Hypolimnas misippus ♂ Up. Hypolimnas misippus ♂ Un. Hypolimnas misippus ♀ Up. Hypolimnas misippus ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Chonburi, Thailand.

ON : Papilio misippus Linnaeus,1764
OD : Mus. Lud. Ulr. :264.
TL : "America"

Distribution : Indo-Australian region, Etiopian region,
and North east Neotropical region.
Hypolimnas misippus map

Synonyms

Papilio diocippus Cramer,1775 : Uitl. Kapellen 1:44, pl.28, figs.B,♀,C,♀(Un). TL. "Batavia"
Papilio inaria Cramer,[1779] : Uitl. Kapellen 3(18):37, pl.214, A,♀,B,♀(Un). TL. "Amboina ; Java"
Hypolimnas alcippoides Butler,1883 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)12:102. TL. Victoria Nyanza.
Hypolimnas misippus ab.♀.dorippoides Aurivillius,[1899] : Rhop. Aethiopica :148. TL. "Aethiopische Region"
Hypolimnas misippus fa.picta Fruhstorfer,1912 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde 9:547. TL. Formosa.
Hypolimnas misippus ab.pallens Nire,1917 : Zool. Mag. 29(343):144-145, 147, pl.3, fig.4,♀. TL. Horisha, Formosa. (♀)
* Hypolimnas horina Tanaka,1941 : Zephyrus 9:4-5. TL. Formosa.
* Hypolimnas immima Bernardi,1959 : Bull. Inst. franc. Afr. noire (A)21:1023.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Hypolimnas misippus ; Godfrey,1916 : 127. (Bangkok; Sriracha)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Godfrey,1930 : 274. (Bangkok)
Hypolimnas misippus ♀f.inaria ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 73. (no loc.)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Pinratana,1979 : 31, figs.N46,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Khon Ken; Nakhon Ratchasima; Saraburi; Bangkok; Chonburi; Lampang; Prachuap Khiri Khan)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 35, pl.16, figs.42,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai; Loei; Lampang; Nakhon Ratchasima; Nakhon Nayok; Bangkok; Chonburi; Rayong; Prachuap Kirikhan)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 254, fig.89,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 372, pl.160, figs.N43,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Lamphun)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 504, pl.224, figs.N391,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Lamphun)
Hypolimnas misippus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 61, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Phu Kradung; Phrachoup Kirikan)

[ LAOS ]
Hypolimnas misippus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 55, pl.47, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un) ; pl.48, figs.1,♀,2,♀(Un). (Tha Ngone; Luang Prabang)
Hypolimnas misippus misippus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.52, fig.♂. (Vang Vieng)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ VIETNAM ]
Hypolimnas misippus ; Lemee,1950 : 13. (Hagiang)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Metaye,1957 : 95. (N / C / S)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 20, figs.N-30,♂[♀]. (Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 33. (N / C / S)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 81. (S: Nui Ket)
Hypolimnas misippus ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):130, pl.29, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un),2c♀. (N: Ba Be; Tam Dao / C: Vu Quang / S: Cat Tien)


Specimens Examined

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

Chonburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane and secondary forest at low to high elevations (alt.300m - 1600m), and is occasionally found on the hilltops. Male makes a territory on the ground.

Literature

Linnaeus, C.,1764 : Museum S:ae R:ae M.tis Ludovicae Ulricae Reginae Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque, etc.
In quo Animalia Rariora, Exotica, Imprimis, Insecta. & Conchilia desribuntur et detarminantur.
Stockholm. i-vi + 720pp.

Cramer, P.,1775-1776 :
Uitlandsche Kapellen. voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en bescreeven.
Amsterdam. Baalde, and Utrecht, Wild. 1(1-7):xxx + 16 + 132pp, pl.1-84, (1775) ; 1(8):133-156, pl.85-96, (1776).

Cramer, P.,[1779]-[1780] :
Uitlandsche Kapellen. voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en bescreeven.
Amsterdam. Baalde, and Utrecht, Wild. 3(17-21):1-104, pl.193-252,(1779) ; (22):105-128, pl.253-264,([1780]) ; (23-24):129-176, pl.265-288,(1780).

Butler, A.G.,1883 : On some Lepidoptera from the Victoria Nyanza.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)12:101-107.

Aurivillius, P.O.C.,[1899] : Rhopalocera Aethiopica.
K. svenska Vetenskaps-Akad. Handl. (nf)31(5):3-561, pls.1-6.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1912 : 6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
545-552. (27.Aug.1912)

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

Hypolimnas misippus ♂ Hypolimnas misippus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Hypolimnas misippus ♂ Hypolimnas misippus ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

2008.02.29 - 2021.09.30.

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