Elymnias vasudeva  Moore,[1858]

Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Un. Elymnias vasudeva ♀ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Un. Elymnias vasudeva ♀ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.
Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Un. Elymnias vasudeva ♀ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.
Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Un. Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Up. Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Elymnias vasudeva Moore,[1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Co. (1):238.
TL : Darjeeling. (NHML)




Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Yunnan.
Elymnias vasudeva map


Synonyms

Elymnias thycana  Wallace,1869 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 17(4):323-324. TL. India. (NHML)
Mimedellias deva  Moore,[1893] : Lep. Ind. 2:167-168, pl.142, figs. 2(♂),2a(♀). TL. Assam. (NHML)
Mimadelias burmensis  Moore,[1893] : Lep. Ind. 2:168, pl.143, figs.1(♂),1a(♂,Un),1b(♀),1c(♀,Un). TL. Tenasserim. (NHML)
Elymnias vacudera (sic) sinensis Chou, Zhang & Xie,2000 : Entomotaxonomia 22(3):224, figs.7(♂),8(♂Un.). TL. Yunnan. (NWSUAF)


Type Materials Information

vasudeva ; ♂, Type (red), Rh5093, Darjiling. (NHML. examined.)
thycana ; ♂, Type (red), Rh5094, India. (NHML. examined.) ; ♀, Type (red), Rh5095, E.India. (NHML. examined.)
deva ; ♂, Type (red), Rh5096, Assam. (NHML. examined.) ; ♀, Type (red), Rh5097, Khasia Hills. (NHML. examined.)
burmensis ; ♀, Type (red), Rh5098, Tdao, 3-5000ft. (NHML. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias vasudeva ; Reeves,1966 : 14. (Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Pinratana,1988 : 10, pl.9, fig.13,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Nayok)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 68, fig.113♀. (Umphang)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 238, pl.91, fig.S14,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Elymnias vasudeva oberthuri ; Uémura,2010 : 2.
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 236, pl.90, fig.N50,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Elymnias vasudeva ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai / Phetchabun)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 165, fig.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao / Doi Suthep / Phu Khiewo)
Elymnias vasudeva ; Wei et al.,2017 ; 92, fig.2, D,♂ (Kanchanaburi, Sri Sawat), E,♀ (Chaiyaphum, Phu Khieo), J,♂(Kanchanaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 8, pl.2, fig.8,♂,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.86, fig.♂. (Lak Sao)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Uémura,2003 : 2, fig.11,map.
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Uémura,2006 : 2, fig.7,map. (Nha Hin)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Uémura,2007 : 1, fig.1,map. (near Ban Lat Khoay)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Uémura,2011 : 1. (C: Nahin Pass ; near border to Vietnam)
Elymnias vasudeva ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

[ VIETNAM ]
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 34-35, not fig. (List up only.)
Elymnias vasudeva ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 39, fig.S-53♂. (Lam Dong: near Bao Loc)
Elymnias vasudeva ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 24, fig.S-53♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Madagui)
Elymnias vasudeva burmensis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 21. (by Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 14♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Oudomxai : 1♂ 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Vientiane : 2♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
In flight, It is very similar to Delias pasithoe (Pieridae).

Literature

Horsfield, T. & F. Moore,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Wallace, A.R.,1869 : Notes on Eastern Butterflies ; (continued).
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 17(4):321-349.

Moore, F.,1893-1896 : Lepidoptera Indica. vol.II, Rhopalocera, Family Nymphalidae.
L.Reeve & Co., London.

Chou, I., Y-l.Zhang & W.Xie,2000 : New species, subspecies and new records of butterflies from China I.
Entomotaxonomia 22(3):223-228.

Wei, C-H., D.Lohman, D.Peggie & S-H.Yen.,2017 : An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hubner,1818 (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae).
Zookeys 676:47-152.

Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Elymnias vasudeva ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Elymnias vasudeva ♂ Elymnias vasudeva ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.

1998.12.10 - 2018.09.30.