Mycalesis intermedia  (Moore, [1892])

Mycalesis intermedia ♂ Up. Mycalesis intermedia ♂ Un. Mycalesis intermedia ♀ Up. Mycalesis intermedia ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Phrae, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mycalesis intermedia ♂ Up. Mycalesis intermedia ♂ Un. Mycalesis intermedia ♀ Up. Mycalesis intermedia ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Calysisme intermedia Moore, [1892]
OD : Lep. Ind. 1:187-188, pl.60, fig.2.
TL : Tenasserim. (NHML)
Distribution : Assam to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.
Mycalesis intermedia map

Synonyms

Mycalesis visala neovisala Fruhstorfer, 1908 : Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien. 58(6/7):158. TL. Than Moi ; Chiem-Hoa, Tonkin.
Mycalesis perseoides kashia Evans, 1912 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21(2):558, 568. TL. Khasi Hills.


Type Materials Information

intermedia:
Syntype 1♂ (wsf), Rh2963, Tenasserim. (NHML) ; Syntype 1♂ (dsf), Rh2697, Tenasserim. (NHML) ;
Syntype 1♀ (dsf), Rh2968, Tenasserim. (NHML)
neovisala: Syntypes 3♂ (wsf), Than-Moi, Tonkin ; Syntypes 2♂ 1♀(dsf), Chiem Hoa, Tonkin.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mycalesis intermedia intermedia ; Aoki & Yamaguchi,1984 : 50-51, figs.7-8(♂ genitalia),13(map),25,♂. (Mae Hong Son: Mae Hong Son; Chiang Mai: Fang; Tam Tab Tao; Doi Suthep; Chiang Rai: Wing Pa Pao; Phitsanulok; Tong Slang Luang; Loei: Phu Kadeng; Ban Pha Nok Khao; Khon Kaen: Nam Nao; Tak: Doi Musso; Nakhon Nayok: Khao Yai; Chanthaburi: Pong Nam Ron; Kanchanaburi: Sai Yok Noi) (in part)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Pinratana,1988 : 22, pl.24, figs.53,♂,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Ratchaburi; Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi) (in part)
Mycalesis distanti mucianus ; Pinratana,1988 : 22. (Chiyaphum; Ratchaburi; Nakhon Nayok) (in part)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 253, fig.74,♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Sa Duak Bua; Phu Mu; Phu Pha Thaep; Ban Naudom; Phu Shang)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 23. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Nam Tok Tad Ton; Nam Tok Kham Cha I; Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi; Phu Hin Dang)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 48. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Nam Tok Tad Ton; Ubon Ratchathani: Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Phu Pung)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 49, fig.94,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.106, figs.S57b♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Mycalesis mineus mineus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 268, pl.106, figs.S58a♂,♂(Un). (Khao Yai; Khao Soi Dao)
Mycalesis thailandica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 270, pl.107, figs.S60,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Mycalesis perseus cepheus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.105, figs.N92b♂("Trang"),♂(Un,"Trang"),♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Mycalesis mineus mineus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.106, figs.N93a♂,♂(Un,). (in part)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 180, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Chiang Mai; Chan Phui; Doi Pa Chang; Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Khiewo; Saraburi; Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Khiewo; Pliewn WF; Kao Saverb; Kao Soi Dao; Doi Musso; Thug Yai; Sai York Noi; Kanchanaburi; Khlong Tariwe; Kaeng Krachang)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 86. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Mycalesis intermedia intermedia ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 65, pl.87, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un),3,♀,4,♀(Un). (Luang Prabang; Nam Po; Nam Moh; Tha Ngone; Vientiane; Phatong)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, pl.94, fig.♂. (Vang Vieng)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Uémura,2004 : 3-4, fig.20,map, fig.34,♂(wsf), 36,♂(dsf), 38,♂(dsf). (Nam Tha; Oudomxay; Vang Vieng; Tha Ngone; Xiang Khouang; Ban Boung Kuang; Nha Hia; Lak Sao; Thakhek)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 44. (Namdhua; Thakhek)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Uémura,2006 : 6, fig.29,map. (Phou Phanang; Tha Ngone; Muang Kham; Phong Si; Vieng Thong; Nha Hin; Nha Hin Pass; Lak Sao; Nam Kata; Nak Hai)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Uémura,2007 : 3, fig.17,map. (Phon Si; Nahin Pass; Mamkata; Nakhai to Lak Sao; Ban Lat Khoay)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Onodera,2009b : 41,43. (Khammouan: Nacay; Bolikhamxai: Phon Si)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Uémura,2011 : 2-3. (C: Tha Ngone; Ban Nakha; Phon Si; near Nahin; Nahin Pass; Nakhai to Lak Sao 20km; near Lak Sao; Namkata; near Phin; Phin-Tat Hai; near border to Vietnam)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49, pl.8, figs.Sa-62,♀,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Mycalesis intermedius ; Onodera,2007 : 22, fig.40,♂. (Rattanakiri: Ta Veaeng)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Onodera,2008 : 61. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)

[ VIETNAM ]
Mycalesis visala neovisala ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 346. (Tonkin: Than Moi; Chiem Hoa)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 223. (Tonkin)
Mycalesis neovisala ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 223. (Tonkin)
Mycalesis visala f.visala ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 30. (Tonkin: Chiem-Hoa; Than-Moi)
Mycalesis visala neovisala ; Lemee,1950 : 8. (Hagiang; Backan)
Mycalesis visala visala ; Metaye,1957 : 103. (N)
Mycalesis visala neovisala ; Metaye,1957 : 103. (N)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Luong et al.,2004 : 4, 49, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 91-92, pl.25, figs.1a♂(dsf),1b♂(dsf,Un),1c♂(wsf),1d♂(wsf,Un),1e♀. (N: Muong Nhe; Na Hang; Ba Be; Cat Ba; Cuc Phuong; Pu Luong / C: Pu Hoat; Pu Mat)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 31, figs.S-29,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Gung Re; Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Nihira,2009 : 100. (Phu Quoc)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 25. (N / C / S)
Mycalesis intermedia ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 82. (S: Nui Cam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 12♂ 8♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 4♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Luang Phabang : 1♂ 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xieng Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bolikhamxai : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is very common in secondary and montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1000m).


Literature

Moore, F.,1890-1892 : Lepidoptera Indica. vol.I. Rhopalocera, Family Nymphalidae.
1:1-192, 1890 ; 193-176, 1891 ; 177-310, 1892. L.Reeve & Co., London.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1908 : Neue indo-australische Mycalesis und Besprechung verwandter Formen.
Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien. 58(2/3):126-128; (6/7):129-239, pl.1.

Evans, W.H.,1912 : A list of Indian butterflies.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21(2):553-584, 21(3):969-1008.


Mycalesis intermedia ♂ Mycalesis intermedia ♂
♂ (dsf), Phrae, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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