Elymnias esaca andersonii  (Moore,1886)

Elymnias esaca andersonii ♂ Up. Elymnias esaca andersonii ♂ Un. Elymnias esaca andersonii ♀ Up. Elymnias esaca andersonii ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Elymnias esaca andersonii ♀ Up. Elymnias esaca andersonii ♀ Un. Elymnias esaca andersonii ♀ Up. Elymnias esaca andersonii ♀ Un.
♀, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Dyctis andersonii Moore,1886
OD : J. linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 21(126):33, pl.3, fig.5(♂).
TL : Minthantoung, Mergui.




Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand.
Elymnias esaca andersonii map


Synonym

Elymnias oberthuri Fruhstorfer,1902 : Soc. ent. 17(11):82. TL. Renong [Ranong], Siam. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias vasudeva oberthuri ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 392. (Ranong)
Elymnias vasudeva oberthuri ; Godfrey,1916 : 123. (Ranong, by literature, Seitz, 9:392)
Elymnias vasudeva oberthuri ; Godfrey,1930 : 257. (Ranong)
Elymnias esaca andersonii ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 238, pl.91, fig.S15,♀,♀(Un). (in part) (Ranong) (in part)
Elymnias esaca andersonii ; Uémura,2010 : 2.
Elymnias esaca andersonii ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 238, pl.91, fig.N51,♀,♀(Un). (in part) (Ranong) (in part)
Elymnias nesaea apelles ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 165, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong WF / Muang Shone)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♂ (photo by T.Aoyama & M.Hayashi) ; Kaeng Krachan dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂ 4♀ ; Suk Samran dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♀ (sighting by Y.Inayoshi) ; Ron Phibun dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The flying female is very similar to Delias descombesi (Pieridae). I realized it was Elymnias esaca after I caught it for my first time.
Literature

Moore, F.,1886 :
List of the Lepidoptera of Mergui and Its Archipelago, collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, by Dr. John Anderson.
J. linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 21(126):29-60, pls.3,4.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1902 : Neue ostasiatische Rhopaloceren.
Soc. ent. 17(11):81-82.

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 esaca andersonii ♂ Elymnias esaca andersonii ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

1998.12.10 - 2018.09.30.