Neope armandii armandii  (Oberthür, 1876)

Neope armandii armandii ♂ Up. Neope armandii armandii ♂ Un. Neope armandii armandii ♀ Up. Neope armandii armandii ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Neope armandii armandii ♂ Up. Neope armandii armandii ♂ Un. Neope armandii armandii ♀ Up. Neope armandii armandii ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Xiang Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : Satyrus armandii Oberthür, 1876
OD : Etud. ent. 2:26-27, pl.2, fig.5.
TL : Moupin.
Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Sichuan.
Neope armandii armandii map

Synonym

Neope armandii koikei Funahashi, 2003 : Wallace 8:10, pl.4, fig.14,♂(HT),♂(HT,Un). TL. Pia Oac, N.Vietnam. (in coll. Funahashi)


Type Materials Information

armandii : Cotype ♀, Rh.4086. (NHML)
koikei :
Holotype ♂, Apr.1993. Mt.PiaOac alt.1911m, N.Vietnam. Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. A.Funahashi)
Paratypes : 41♂ 18♀, Same locality as holotype. (in coll. A.Funahashi ; Morita)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neope armandii ssp. ; Pinratana,1988 : 15, pl.17, figs.34,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Neope armandii armandii ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 254, pl.99, figs.S39,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Neope armandii armandii ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 254, pl.99, figs.N75,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Neope armandii armandii ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2022.04.15)
Neope armandii armandii ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 174, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Neope armandii ; Masui & Uehara,2001 : 8, figs.4,♂,♂(Un). (Xam Neua)
Neope armandii ssp. ; Uémura,2004 : 1, fig.2 map. (Xam Neua)
Neope armandii ssp. ; Uémura,2007 : 2, fig.9 map.
Neope armandii armandii ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48, pl.7, figs.Sa-39,♂,♂(Un). (Phou Pan)

[ VIETNAM ]
Neope armandia [sic] f.armandia [sic] ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 29. (Tonkin: Chapa)
Neope armandii ; Metaye,1957 : 103. (N)
Neope armandii ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Mt.Pia Oac)
Neope armandii armandii ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 72, pl.19, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien; Van Ban; Pia Oac / C: Vu Quang; Ngoc Linh; Kon Plong)
Neope armandii armandii ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 23. (N / C)
Neope armandii armandii ; Saito & Vu,2020 : 27, figs.3,♂,3v♂(Un). (Lai Chau: Hoang Lien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xiang Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Houaphan : 1♂ (photo by K.Phongpiyamit).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The buttefly is locally not rare in montane forest at high elevations (alt.1800m - 2200m).


Oberthür, C.,1876 : Especes nouvelles de lepidopteres recueillis en Chine par M.l'Abbe A.David.
Etud. ent. 2:xii + 13-34pp, 4 cpls.

Funahashi, A.,2003 : Description of a new subspecies of Neope armandii Oberthür, 1876 from Mt.PiaOac, N.Vietnam.
in Butterflies of Vietnam part.2., Descriptions of 19 New subspecies of Butterflies from Vietnam.
Wallace 8:10, pl.4.
Neope armandii armandii ♂ Neope armandii armandii ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Phongpiyamit)

1998.12.26 - 2022.04.30.
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