Dodona dipoea dipoea  Hewitson,[1866]

Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Up. Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Un. Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Up. Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Un.
♂, Xiang Khouang, Laos. ♂, Xiang Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)
Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Up. Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Dodona dipoea Hewitson,[1866]
OD : Ill. exot. Butts [4] (Dodona and Sospita): [79], pl.[41], fig.3,♂.
TL : East India (Darjeeling).
Distribution : India, Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, N.Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dodona dipoea ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 33, fig.46,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Dodona dipoea ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 50, pl.11, figs.Ri-7,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phou Samsoum)
Dodona dipoea ; Nakamura,2019 : 38, figs.4B,♂,4C,♂(Un),4D,♀,4E,♀(Un). (Xieng Khouang)

[ VIETNAM ]
Dodona dipoea ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 46. (N: Lao Cai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂ (incl.photo and photo by T.Aoyama & M.Hayashi).
Chom Thong dist. 2015.02.14. 1♂, (photo by T.Aoyama, M.Hayashi & Y.Inayoshi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xiang Khouang : 2♂ (incl. photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at high elevations.
The first record in Thailand is taken photos by Mr.Toshiyuki Aoyama, Mr.Masakazu Hayashi & Y.Inayoshi in Chiang Mai province on 14.Feb.2015.

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,[1862-1866] :
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies, selected chiefly from the Collections of W.Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson.
3:iv + [124]pp, 60 pls. Van Voorst, London.

Nakamura, N.,2019 : Notes on several species of genus Dodona Hewitson,1861 occurring in Indochina (Lycaenidae, Lepidoptera), including the description of a new subspecies of D.phuongi Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 stat.n.
Butterflies 81:22-47.

Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂ Dodona dipoea dipoea ♂
♂, 2015.02.14. Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, 2015.02.14. Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)

Y.Inayoshi & K.Saito,
2016.01.31 - 2021.02.28.

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