Neope armandii armandii   (Oberthur,1876)


ON : Satyrus armandii  Oberthur,1876
OD : Etud. ent. 2:26-27, pl.2, fig.5.
TL : Moupin.
Distribution : Assam to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam, China.


Synonyms

Neope khasiana  Moore,1881 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 29(3):306.  TL. Khasia Hills.
Lethe armandii khasiana wsf.alcas  Talbot,1947 : Fauna Brit. India (Butts) (ed.2) 2:235.  TL. Kirbari, Naga Hills.
Neope armandii koikei  Funahashi,2003 : Wallace 8:10, pl.4, fig.14‰.  TL. Pia Oac, N.Vietnam.


Type Materials Information

armandii : Cotype Š, Rh.4086. (BMNH)
koikei : Holotype ‰, 1993.Apr., Mt.PiaOac alt.1911m, N.Vietnam. Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. Funahashi)
Paratypes : Same locality as holotype.
10‰ 3Š, 1994.Apr., Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. Funahashi) ; 3‰ 1Š, 1994.Aug., Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. Morita) ;
10‰ 3Š, 1994.Apr., Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. Morita) ; 3‰ 1Š, 1994.Aug., Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. Funahashi) ;
15‰ 10Š, 1998.Apr., Akio Shinkai leg. (in coll. Funahashi)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neope armandii ssp. ; Pinratana,1988 : 15, pl.17, fig.34,‰,‰(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Neope armandii armandii ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 254, pl.99, fig.S39,‰[Š],‰[Š](Un),Š[‰],Š[‰](Un).
  (Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Neope armandii ssp. ; Uémura,2004 : 1, fig.2 map. (Xam Neua)
Neope armandii ssp. ; Uémura,2007 : 2, fig.9 map.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neope armandia (sic) f.armandia (sic) ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 29. (Tonkin: Chapa)
Neope armandii ; Metaye,1957 : 103. (North)
Neope armandii ; Funahashi,2003 : 16. (Van Ban: Mt.Pia Oac)
Neope armandii armandii ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 72, pl.19, figs.2a‰,2b‰(Un).
  (North: Hoang Lien ; Van Ban ; Pia Oac / Central: Vu Quang ; Ngoc Linh ; Kon Plong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pha Hom Pok.  1991.03.     2‰    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pha Hom Pok.  1990.08.12   1‰    Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pha Hom Pok.  1987.09.     1‰    P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.       1992.03.     1‰    Local Catcher (YI)

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

Moore, F.,1881 : Descriptions of new Asiatic diurnal Lepidoptera.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 29(3):305-313.

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.

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 - 2010.07.15.