Penthema darlisa melema   Riley & Godfrey,1921


ON : Penthema darlisa melema  Riley & Godfrey,1921
OD : J. Siam Soc. nat. Hist. 4(3):175, pl.5, fig.1‰.
TL : Upper Me Lem, Prae, Siam. (BMNH)
Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.


Synonym

Penthema binghami godfreyi  Riley,1932 : J. Siam Soc. nat. Hist. Suppl. 8:250. TL. N.Siam. (BMNH)


Type Materials Information

melema :
Holotype ‰, R.I.Vane-Wright,1970, Rh122. Upper Me Lem, Prae, Siam. E.J.Godfrey. (BMNH. examined.)
Allotype Š, Maymyo, N.Shan States. 1924.Apr.24. (BMNH. examined.)
Paratypes :
1‰, Me Tharm, Prae Dist. N.Thailand. 1918.Apr. E.J.Godfrey. (BMNH. examined.)
1Š Upper Me Lem, Prae. N.Thailand. 1918.Apr. E.J.Godfrey. (BMNH. examined.)
godfreyi :
Holotype ‰, Upper Melem, Prae Dist.,N.Siam. 1918.Apr. E.J.Godfrey. (BMNH. examined.)
Paratypes :
1‰, Meetam, Prae, N.Siam. 1918.Apr. E.J.Godfrey. (BMNH. examined.)
1‰, Me Song, Prae, N.Siam. 1916.Apr.25. (BMNH. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Penthema darlisa melema ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (North)
Penthema darlisa melema ; Godfrey,1930 : 266-266. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Penthema binghami godfreyi ; Godfrey,1932b : 323. (Upper Me Lem / Prae: Me Song forest)
Penthema darlisa melema ; Pinratana,1979 : 6, fig.N8a,‰,‰(Un). (Chiang Mai / Tak / [Trang])
Penthema darlisa melema ; Pinratana,1988 : 19, pl.21, fig.44a,‰. (Chiang Mai / Kanchanaburi / Tak)
Penthema darlisa melema ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 261-262, pl.102, fig.S50a,‰ Phrae, [‰ Khao Yai, darlisa mimetica ],
  ‰,‰(Un) Phu Khieo. (Phrae / [Nakhon Ratchasima: Khao Yai] / Chaiyaphum: Phu Khieo / Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao)
Penthema darlisa mimetica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 261-262, pl.102, fig.S50c,[‰,‰(Un),‰,‰(ab.) as darlisa mimetica ].
  (Phayao / Phrae / Chaiyaphum: Phu Khieo)

[ LAOS ]
Penthema darlisa f.annamitica ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 35. (Laos)
Penthema darlisa mimetica ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 65, pl.89, figs.1‰,2‰(Un),3Š[‰],4Š[‰](Un). (Vang Vieng)
Penthema binghami ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 65, col.pl.14 ; pl.89, figs.5‰,6‰(Un). (Luang Prabang)
Penthema darlisa mimetica ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.89, figs.‰,‰,‰,‰,‰,‰.
  (Lak Sao / Nhahin / Vang Vieng / Thabok)
Penthema darlisa mimetica ; Uémura,2003 : 3, fig.16 map. (Xam Neua)
Penthema darlisa mimetica f.mimetica ; Uémura,2003 : 3.
Penthema darlisa mimetica f.melema ; Uémura,2003 : 3.
Penthema darlisa mimetica f.godfreyi ; Uémura,2003 : 3.

[ VIETNAM ]
Penthema darlisa ; Ikeda et al.,1999 : 57, fig.5:6‰,7‰(Un),8Š,9Š, fig.9:24(‰,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Penthema darlisa mimetica ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 42-43, pl.9, figs.1a‰,1b‰(Un),1c‰.
  (North: Cuc Phuong / Central: Ben En ; Pu Mat ; Vu Quang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]

< f.darlisa >
 Chiang Rai, Wiang Pa Pao.  1988.08.30   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Pomeun.    1988.08.25   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Lampang, Jae Hom.          1989.05.06   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.04.23   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.05.15   1‰  1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.05.22   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.06.01        2Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1988.08.09   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.08.14   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1988.08.15   2‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.08.28   2‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1988.09.01   2‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.09.02   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.09.04   3‰  1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)

< f.binghami >
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.06.01       1Š    Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1988.08.09   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1988.08.15   2‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.08.24   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.08.28   3‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.09.04   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1988.09.21   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.09.27   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)
 Phrae, Wang Chin.          1989.09.28   1‰        Local Catcher  (YI)

Notes
Literature

Riley N.D. & Godfrey E.J.,1921 : Some undescribed Rhopalocera from Siam.
J. Siam Soc. nat. Hist. 4(3):167-190, 4pls.

Riley N.D.,1932 : Descriptions of New Siamese Rhopalocera.
J. nat. Hist. Soc. Siam. Suppl. 8(4):249-254, 1pl.

1998.12.28 - 2007.11.10.