Junonia iphita iphita  (Cramer,[1779])

Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Up. Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Un. Junonia iphita iphita ♀ Up. Junonia iphita iphita ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Up. Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Un. Junonia iphita iphita ♀ Up. Junonia iphita iphita ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Up. Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Un. Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Up. Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Papilio iphita Cramer,[1779]
OD : Uitl. Kapellen 3(17-21):30, pl.209, figs.C,D(Un).
TL : China.

Distribution : India, Myanmar to Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam, S.China, Langkawi, W.Malaysia.
Junonia iphita iphita map

Synonyms

Precis hopfferi Moschler,1872 : Stett. ent. Ztg. 33:337-339. TL. Silhet.
Precis iphita siccata Fruhstorfer,1900 : Berl. ent. Z. 45(1):22. TL. Nord-Indien.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Precis iphita iphita ; Godfrey,1916 : 126.
Precis iphita horsfieldi ; Pendlebury,1923 : 37. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Tai Sai River; Khao Ram)
Precis iphita iphita ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Precis iphita iphita ; Godfrey,1930 : 271. (except P)
Precis iphita horsfieldi ; Godfrey,1930 : 271. (Nakhon Sri Thammarata)
Precis iphita horsfieldi ; Godfrey,1932a : 268. (P)
Precis iphita iphita ; Pinratana,1979 : 22, figs.N31a♂,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi; Prachinburi; Phitsanulok)
Precis iphita horsfieldi ; Pinratana,1979 : 22, figs.N31b♂,♂(Un). (P)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 32, pl.13, fig.34a♂. (Chiang Mai; Phisanulok; Nakhon Ratchasima; Chanthaburi)
Junonia iphita horsfieldi ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 32, pl.13, fig.34b♀. (Pattani; Trang; Yala)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 49, fig.17,♂. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 69, fig.138,♂. (Umphang: Tha-Sai ; Umphang)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 49, fig.106,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 368, pl.158, figs.N35b♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♀. (Chiang Rai: Wiang Pa Pao)
Junonia iphita horsfieldi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 368, pl.158, figs.N35a♂,♂(Un). (Krabi)
Junonia iphita horsfieldi ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 500, pl.222, figs.N383,♂,♂(Un),♀(Malaysia). (Wiang Pa Pao; Krabi)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Junonia iphita iphita ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Saraburi; Nakhon Nayok; Trat)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 57, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Chiang Mai; Doi Inthanon; Khun Lao; Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Sarika; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Kratching WF; Sai York Noi; Erawan WF; Kuwai Yai; Muang Shone; Ka Chong; Haadjai; Sai Kao WF; Than To WF.) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 86. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Junonia iphita iphita = hopfferi ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 55, pl.48, figs.3,♂,4,♂(Un),5,♀,6,♀(Un). (Pakse; Nam Moh; Ban Houei Sai; Nam Ngum Dam)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.50, fig.♀. (Lak Sao)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 42. (Thakhek)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Junonia iphita ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Precis iphita iphita ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 517. (Tonkin)
Precis iphita iphita ; Godfrey,1919 : 467. (S: Daban)
Precis iphita ; Lemee,1950 : 12. (Hagiang)
Precis iphita iphita f.aest.iphita ; Metaye,1957 : 94. (N / C / S)
Precis iphita iphita f.hib.siccata ; Metaye,1957 : 94. (N / C / S)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Ikeda et al.,2000 : 30, figs.3:1,♂,2,♂(Un), fig.9:14(♂,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Hao et al.,2004 : 6, 59, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Junonia iphita ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Bach Ma)
Junonia iphita hopferri ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 17, figs.N-22,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me; Gung Re; Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Bin Thuan: Ta Cu)
Junonia iphita hopferri ; Nihira,2009 : 99. (Phu Quoc)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 33. (N / C / S)
Junonia iphita iphita ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):120-121, pl.28, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien; Van Ban; Mau Son; Ba Be; Tam Dao; Cuc Phuong; Pu Luong / C: Ben En; Vu Quang; Huong Son; Phong Nha; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Bach Ma; Ngoc Linh; Kon Ka Kinh; Kon Cha Rang; Cat Tien; Bao Lam; Hon Ba; Yok Don; Chu Yang Sin; Nui Chua / S: Cat Tien; Lo Go Xa Mat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 5♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Petchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is very common in dry grass field, open land and secondary forest at low to high elevations (alt.10m - 1600m).

Literature

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).

Moschler, H.B.,1872 : Neue exotische Schmetterlinge, beschrieben.
Stett. ent. Ztg. 33:336-362.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1900 : Rhopalocera Bazilana. Verzeichnis der W.Doherty auf der Insel Bazilen gesammelten Tagfalter.
Berl. ent. Z. 45(1):1-38.

Tsukada, E.,1985 : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands. IV Nymphalidae (1).
Plapac Co., Ltd. 558 pp. 158.col.pls.

Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Junonia iphita iphita ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Junonia iphita iphita ♂ Junonia iphita iphita ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.

2008.02.29 - 2021.09.30.

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