Elymnias malelas malelas   (Hewitson,[1863])

Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Un. Elymnias malelas malelas ♀ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♀ Un.
♂, 1992.01.30. Ban Ten Doi, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, 1984.03.08. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.
Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Un. Elymnias malelas malelas ♀ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♀ Un.
♂, 1993.09.10. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. ♀, 1982.12.02. Khao Soi Dao, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Un. Elymnias malelas malelas ♀ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♀ Un.
♂, 2009.10.10. Thakek, Laos.
( photo by K.Saito )
♀, 2005.04.--. Tam Dao, Vinh Phu, Vietnam.
( photo by K.Saito )
Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Un. Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Up. Elymnias malelas malelas ♂ Un.
♂, 2010.08.19. Kanchanadit, Surat Thani, Thailand.
( photo by K.Saito )
♂, 2006.11.--. Dambri, Lam Dong, Thailand.
( photo by K.Saito )

ON : Melanitis malelas  Hewitson,[1863]
OD : Ill. exot. Butts. 3:[102], pl.[51], figs.6,7♂.
TL : "East India" [Sylhet]. (BMNH)




Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam.
Elymnias malelas malelas map

Synomyms

? Melanitis leucocyma  Doubleday,1844 : Cat. Lep. Br. Mus. 1:144.  TL. N.India.
Elymnias malelas malelas ab.subdecorata  Fruhstorfer,1911 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:381.  TL. Assam. (BMNH)
Elymnias malelas ivena  Fruhstorfer,1911 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:381.  TL. Thailand ; N.Vietnam. (BMNH)


Type Materials Information

malelas  ; ♂, Type (red), Rh5070, Sylhet. (BMNH. examined.)
subdecorata  ; ♂, Type (red), Khasia Hill, Assam. (BMNH. examined.)
ivena  ;
♂, Type (red), Chiem-Hoa, C.Tonkin. Aug.-Sep. (BMNH. examined.)
♀, Type (red), Hinlap, Siam. Jan. (BMNH. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 381. (Siam)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Godfrey,1916 : 123. (Bangkok / Pak Jong)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Godfrey,1927 : 122. (North)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Godfrey,1930 : 256. (Pak Jong, East / Bangkok)
Elymnias malelas ; Reeves,1966 : 14. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Pinratana,1988 : 9, pl.7, fig.10,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Ratchasima / Loei / Chanthaburi / Nakhon Nayok)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 253, fig.70♀. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Taep)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 67,68, fig.112♂. (Umphang)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.84♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Elymnias malelas malelas ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 234, pl.89, fig.S10,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Elymnias malelas malelas ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies. (Nakhon Si Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Elymnias malelas malelas ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 232, pl.88, fig.N46,♂,♂(Un) ; pl.89, fig.N46,♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Elymnias malemas (sic) f.ivena ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 31. (Vientiane)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 63, col.pl.14,♂ ; pl.81, figs.7♂,8♂(Un) ; pl.82, figs.1♀,2♀(Un). (Vientiane / Nam Moh / Hat Pho)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.87, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nong Het / Nhahin / Xiang Khouang / Xam Neua)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Uémura,2003 : 2, fig.7,map.
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Uémura,2006 : 2, fig.5,map. (Phong Si)
Elymnias malelas malelas ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 ; 48.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Elymnias malelas ; Onodera,2007 : 22,24, fig.35♂. (Rattanakiri: Ta Veaeng; Yeak Laom)

[ VIETNAM ]
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 381. (Tonkin)
Elymnias ivena ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 225. (Tonkin)
Elymnias malemas (sic) f.ivena ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 31. (Tonkin)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Metaye,1957 : 104. (North)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 32, pl.3, figs.3a♂,3b♂(Un),3c♀.
  (North: Muong Nhe ; Ba Be ; Na Hang ; Huu Lien / Central: Pu Hoat ; Pu Mat ; Ngoc Linh ; Kon Cha Rang)
Elymnias malelas ivena ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 28, fig.S-7♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me)
Elymnias malelas malelas ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 39, fig.S-7♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Madagui)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Ten Doi.    1992.01.30   1♂        R.Phongpiyamit (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Huai Pung.  2012.02.10   1♂  1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.            1992.11.13   1♂        P.Sukkit (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.            1992.11.21   1♂        P.Sukkit (YI)
 Chiang Rai, Wiang Pa Pao.     1991.12.10   1♂        P.Sukkit (PS)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.       1992.03.--   1♂        P.Sukkit (PS)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.       1994.03.--   1♂        P.Sukkit (PS)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.       1983.02.13        1♀   Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.       1986.03.18        1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.       1984.04.06        1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Lampang, Mae Pam (alt.1200m). 2012.02.18        1♀   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin (alt.400m).  2012.10.26   1♂        K.Phongpiyamit (YI)
 Phrae, Long (alt.350m).       2012.10.27   1♂        Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Nan, Ban Toei.                1993.09.13   1♂        P.Sukkit (PS)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1993.02.01   1♂        P.Sukkit (PS)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1991.03.07        1♀   P.Sukkit (PS)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1991.03.12        1♀   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1991.04.--   1♂        Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1991.06.--   1♂        Local Catcher (YI)
 Tak, Umphang.                 1995.03.03        1♀   P.Sukkit (PS)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1983.01.07   1♂        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1979.08.11   1♂        P.Sukkit (PS)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1983.08.18        1♀   Local Catcher (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1982.09.09   1♂        Local Catcher (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1982.12.02   1♂  1♀   Local Catcher (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.    1983.12.12   1♂        Local Catcher (YI)
 Surat Thani, Kanchanadit.     2010.08.19   1♂        Y.Harada (KS)

[ LAOS ]
 Vang Vieng.                   1993.06.19   1♂        P.Sukkit (YI)
 Thakek.                       2009.10.10   1♂        Local Catcher (KS)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Vinh Phu, Tam Dao.            2005.04.--        1♀   Local Catcher (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.            2009.01.26        1♀   N.D.Khoa (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.             2006.11.--   1♂        N.D.Khoa (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.             2007.11.--   1♂        Local Catcher (KS)
 Lam Dong, Dambri.             2007.11.19        1♀   N.Yamada (KS)

Notes
Literature

Doubleday, E.,1844-1848 : List of the Specimens of lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum.
Part 1, 2 , and Appendix. London. British Museum 12 mo 1:vi + 150pp; 2:ii+57pp; Appx:ii+38pp.

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.

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