Delias acalis shinkaii   Morita,1998

ON : Delias acalis shinkaii  Morita,1998  
OD : Wallace 4(2):28, pl.12, fig.9(♂,holotype), 10(♀,allotype).
TL : Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.



Distribution : Vietnam. [ S.E.Thailand, Cambodia]

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂,  Mt.Tam Dao,1200m, N.Vietnam.  1997.Aug.24. A.Shinkai leg. (Morita Coll.)
Paratypes : ( 23♂ 14♀ )
1♂ 1♀,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1997.Aug.24. A.Shinkai leg. (Morita Coll.)
1♀,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1991.May.29. A.Shinkai leg. (Morita Coll.)
1♀,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1992.Jun.21-22. A.Shinkai leg. (Morita Coll.)
1♂ 1♀,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1994.Apr. A.Shinkai leg. (Morita Coll.)
1♂,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1998.May.02. A.Shinkai leg. (Morita Coll.)
10♂ 5♀,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1997.Aug.24. A.Shinkai leg. (Shinkai Coll.)
10♂ 5♀,  Mt. Tam Dao, N.Vietnam.  1998.Aug. A.Shinkai leg. (Shinkai Coll.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Delias thysbe thysbe ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 70. (Chanthaburi)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Delias acalis acalis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 128. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Delias pyramus ; Joannis,1901 : 328. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Delias thysbe ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 217. (Annam)
Delias thysbe f.thysbe ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 18. (Tonkin)
Delias thysbe f.pyramus ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 18. (Annam)
Delias thysbe pyramus ; Lemee,1950 : 5. (Hagiang)
Delias thysbe thysbe ; Metaye,1957 : 85. (North)
Delias thysbe pyramus ; Metaye,1957 : 85. (North / Central)
Delias acalis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 38. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Delias acalis shinkaii ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 10, figs.Pi-2♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.
1985.02.12
1♂


P.Sukkit (PS)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong, Dambri.
2003.12.30
2♂


K.Saito (KS)
Lam Dong, Dambri.
2002.12.31


1♀
K.Saito (KS)
Lam Dong, Dambri.
2003.12.31


1♀
K.Saito (KS)


Notes
The specimens of S.Vietnam and S.E.Thailand are slightly different from ssp.shinkaii.
These are needed for the further taxonomical reexamination in the future.

Literature

Morita, S.,1998 : A new subspecies of Delias acalis Godart,1819 from Vietnam (Lepidoptera: Pieridae)
Wallace 4(2):27-28, pl.12.

1999.04.22 - 2014.08.16.