Dercas lycorias lycorias   (Doubleday,1842)

ON : Rhodocera lycorias  Doubleday,1842
OD : Zool. Miscell. (Gray) (2):77-78.
TL : Silhet.



Distribution :
Sikkim, Assam, Laos, Vietnam, S.E.Tibet. ( ? Thailand.)

Synonyms

Gonepteryx wallichii  Doubleday,1848 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1848(5)(Proc.):xlvii.  TL. India Sept.
Gonepteryx urania  Butler,1865 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(2):458, pl.26, fig.5.  TL. Northern India.
Dercas decipiens  de Niceville,1898 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)2:483.  TL. Khasi Hills.
Dercas brindaba  Swinhoe,1899 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)3:107.  TL. Khasia Hills.


Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Dercas lycorias f.difformis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 21. (Laos)
Dercas lycorias f.lycorias ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 21. (Laos)
Dercas lycorias lycorias ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 203, pl.39, figs.♂,♂. (Xam Neua / Lak Sao)

[ VIETNAM ]
Dercas lycorias f.difformis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 21. (Annam)
Dercas lycorias f.lycorias ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 21. (Tonkin: Chapa)
Dercas lycorias f.decipiens ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 21. (Annam: Muong-Sen)
Dercas difformis ; Lemee,1950 : 5. (Hagiang)
Dercas lycorias difformis ; Metaye,1957 : 86. (Central)
Dercas lycorias lycorias ; Metaye,1957 : 86. (North)
Dercas lycorias lycorias f.decipiens ; Metaye,1957 : 86. (Central)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Siam.                              no date        2♂  (BMNH, ex.Grose-Smith,1910)

[ VIETNAM ]
 [Cochin China], Chapa.             1936.08.--     1♂  (BMNH)
 [Cochin China], Laokai.[Lao Cai]   1936.06.--     1♂  (BMNH)


Notes
Literature

Doubleday, E.,1842 : Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera.
Zool. Miscell. (J.E.Gray) (2):73-78, 1 cut.

Doubleday, E.,1848 : Gonepteryx wallichii.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1848(5)(Proc.):xlvii.

Butler, A.G.,1865 : Description of six new Species of exotic Butterflies in the Collection of the British Museum.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(2):455-459, pl.26.

de Niceville, C.L.A.,1898 : A Revision of the Pierine Butterflies of the Genus Dercas.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)2:478-484.

Swinhoe, C.,1899 : New Species of Orientali Lepidoptera.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)3:102-116.

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