Mycalesis nicotia   Westwood,[1850]


ON : Mycalesis nicotia  Westwood,[1850]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):394, pl.66, fig.4.
TL : East India. (BMNH)
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.


Synonyms

Mycalesis langi  de Niceville,1883 : in Marshall & de Niceville, Butts. Ind. Burma Ceylon 1:128,130-131.  TL. Naga Hills ; Khashi Hills ; Sikkim ; Mussooree.
Mycalesis nicotia nudgara  Fruhstorfer,1908 : Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 58(6/7):148-149.  TL. Tandong, Tenasserim.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mycalesis nicotia ; Aoki & Yamaguchi,1984 : 57, fig.36‰. (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Mycalesis nicotia ; Pinratana,1988 : 25, pl.27, fig.67,‰,‰(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Mycalesis nicotia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 280, pl.112, fig.S74,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un). (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Mycalesis nicotia f.langi ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 30. (Ban-Soui)
Mycalesis nicotia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, pl.95, figs.‰,Š. (Oudomxay)
Mycalesis nicotia ; Uémura,2004 : 4, fig.25 map. (Oudomxay / Xam Neua / Vang Vieng)
Mycalesis nicotia ; Uémura,2006 : 6, fig.33,map. (Phun Pan / Nong Het)

[ VIETNAM ]
Mycalesis nicotia ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 97-98, pl.26, figs.2a‰,2b‰(Un),2cŠ,2dŠ(Un). (North: Ba Be ; Van Ban)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.  1992.03.08   1‰        Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.  1987.04.29   1‰  1Š   Y.Inayoshi (YI)

Notes
Literature

Westwood, J.O.,1850-1852 : In Doubleday et al., The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera.
vol.2 : ii + pp.251-534, pls.31-80,54. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.

Marshall, G.F.L. & de Niceville, C.L.A.,1882-1883 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.
A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume I (Danaidae, Satyridae, Morphidae & Acraeidae).
Calcutta Central Press 8vo : vii + 327 pp, 15 tfs, pls.1-17.

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.

1998.12.05 - 2010.07.31.