Neope bhadra   (Moore,[1858])


ON : Lasiommata bhadra  Moore,[1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Co. (1):227-228.
TL : Darjiling. (BMNH)
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China.


Synonyms

Lethe bhadra dsf.beata  Talbot,1947 : Fauna Brit. India (Butts) (ed.2) 2:236.  TL. East Pegu.
Neope bhadra subflava  Chou,1994 : Monographia Rhopalocerorum Sinensium : 756, pl.344.  TL. Mt.Dayaoshan, Guangxi.
Neope bhadra endohi  Funahashi,2003 : Wallace 8:11, pl.4, fig.15‰.  TL. Sa Pa, Lao Cai, N.Vietnam.


Type Materials Information

bhadra : Syntypes 4‰ 1Š Darjiling. (BMNH)
subflava : Holotype ‰, Mt.Dayaoshan, Guangxi. 1982.Jul.12. Wang Zhuyin Coll. (GAA)
endohi :
Holotype ‰, 1993.May., Sapa, Lao Cai, N.Vietnam. (in coll. Funahashi)
Paratypes : Same locality as the holotype.
20‰ 20Š, 1993.May-Jun., Akio Shinkai coll. (in Coll. Funahashi) ;
1‰ 1Š, 1993.May-Jun., Akio Shinkai coll. (in coll. Morita)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neope bhadra ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 254, pl.99, fig.S38,‰,‰(Un),Š[‰],Š[‰](Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Neope bhadra f.bhadra ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 29. (Na-Hon)
Neope bhadra ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.93, figs.‰,Š. (Phong Saly / Xam Neua)
Neope bhadra ; Uémura,2004 : 1, fig.4 map. (Phong Saly)

[ VIETNAM ]
Neope bhadra ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Lao Cai: Sapa)
Neope bhadra ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 73-74, pl.19, figs.1a‰,1b‰(Un).
  (North: Tam Dao ; Muong Hum ; Liuet / Central: Pu Hoat ; Pu Mat ; Ngoc Linh ; Kon Plong)
Neope bhadra ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 24, fig.S-59‰,Š. (Lam Dong: Gung Re)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Doi Kui Luang.  1993.03.10   1‰   P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son,                 1993.04.21   1‰   P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son,                 1993.04.22   1‰   P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son,                 1993.04.25   1‰   P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1991.03.15   1‰   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1992.03.21   1‰   Local Catcher (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.             1992.03.29   1‰   Local Catcher (YI)

Notes

Literature

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

Talbot, G.,1947 :
Fauna of British India, including Ceylon & Burma. Butterflies. 2. (Danaidae, Satyridae, Amathusiidae, Acraeidae) (ed.2).
London : xv + 506pp, tf.1-104, map, pls.1-2.

Chou, I. (ed.),1994 : Monographia Rhopalocerorum Sinensium.
2 vols., 854 pp. Henan Scientific and Technological Publishing House.

Funahashi, A.,2003 : Butterflies of Vietnam part.2
Descriptions of 19 New subspecies of Butterflies from Vietnam.
Wallace 8:3-15, 4 pls.

1998.12.26 - 2010.11.15.