Elymnias obnubila   Marshall & de Niceville,1883

Elymnias obnubila ♂ Up. Elymnias obnubila ♂ Un. Elymnias obnubila ♀ Up. Elymnias obnubila ♀ Un.
♂, 1995.02.25. Muang Chone, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, 1989.04.24. Kampuan, Ranong, Thailand.
( photo by P.Sukkit )
Elymnias obnubila ♂ Up. Elymnias obnubila ♂ Un. Elymnias obnubila ♀ Up. Elymnias obnubila ♀ Un.
♂, 1995.02.25. Muang Chone, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, 2007.04.09. Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand.
( photo by K.Saito )

ON : Elymnias obnubila  Marshall & de Niceville,1883
OD : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 1(2):272-273.
TL : Upper Tenasserim ; Mergui.




Distribution : S.Myanmar, Thailand.
Elymnias obnubila map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias cottonis obnubila ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 376. (Salang Is.)
Elymnias obnubila ; Pinratana,1988 : 8, pl.4, fig.5,♀. (Ranong / Phuket)
Elymnias obnubila ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 228, pl.89, fig.S5,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Ranong)
Elymnias obnubila ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies. (Koh Samui)
Elymnias obnubila ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 228, pl.86, fig.N41,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Ranong, Kapoe.            1998.03.--        1♀   P.Sukkit (PS)
 Ranong, Kampuan.          1989.04.24        1♀   P.Sukkit (PS)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.      1995.02.25    2♂       S.Ruangrit (YI)
 Surat Thani, Koh Samui.   2007.04.09        1♀   Y.Harada (KS)

Notes
I have ever seen this butterfly at the mountain top of Khao Poata (alt.1300m), several times.
It was found in bamboo bush on a mountainside and sometimes flew across a ridge.

Literature

Marshall, G.F.L. & de Niceville, C.L.A.,1882-1883 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.
A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume I (Danaidae, Satyridae, Morphidae & Acraeidae).
Calcutta Central Press 8vo : vii + 327 pp, 15 tfs, pls.1-17.

1998.12.09 - 2013.01.31.