Mycalesis francisca sanatana  Moore, [1858]

Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂ Up. Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂ Un. Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♀ Up. Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Nan, Thailand.
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂ Up. Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂ Un. Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♀ Up. Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Lampang, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Mycalesis sanatana Moore, [1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore,
Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Co. (1):231.
TL : Darjeeling. (NHML)
Distribution : India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.

● ssp.sanatana
ssp.ulia
ssp.gomia
Mycalesis francisca sanatana map

Synonym

Mycalesis gopa Felder & Felder, [1867] : Reise. Fregatte Novara, Lep. Rhop. (3):501-502. Darjeeling.


Type Material Information

sanatana : Holotype ♂, Rh2708, Darjeeling. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Godfrey,1930 : 251-252. (Chiang Rai: Doi Chang)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Aoki & Yamaguchi,1984 : 56, fig.30,♂. (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep; Khon Kaen: Nam Nao; Tak: Doi Musso)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Pinratana,1988 : 23, pl.26, figs.59,♂,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Loei; Tak; Petchaboon)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 274, pl.109, figs.S65,♂,♂(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf.Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Inthanon; Doi Suthep; Nan; Wiang Pa Pao)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 274, pl.119, figs.N100,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Inthanon; Doi Suthep; Doi Phu Kha; Wiang Pa Pao)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2022.06.17)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 183, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Doi Phui; Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon; Maethro; Khun Lao Villege; Phu Kradung; Doi Musso)

[ LAOS ]
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, pl.94, figs.♂,♀. (Phong Saly)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Uémura,2004 : 3, fig.16,map. (Phong Saly; Oudomxay; Xam Neua; Xiang Khouan )
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Uémura,2006 : 5, fig.25,map. (Phu Pan; Ban Saleui; Phon Savan; Nam Noen to Vieng Thong)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Uémura,2007 : 2-3, fig.14,map. (Nong Pet; Muang Kham)
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49.


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Rai : 1♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 7♂ 5♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 7♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Luang Phabang : 1♂ 2♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (alt.1200m - 1800m).


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.

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,1865-1875 :
Rhopalocera. In Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen Commodore B. von Wullerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band:
Abtheilung. Wien : vi + 548 + [1] pp in 5 parts, 140 pls.


Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂ Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂ Mycalesis francisca sanatana ♂
♂, Chiang Rai, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.

1998.12.05 - 2022.07.31.

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