Mycalesis malsara  Moore, [1858]

Mycalesis malsara ♂ Up. Mycalesis malsara ♂ Un. Mycalesis malsara ♀ Up. Mycalesis malsara ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Nan, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mycalesis malsara ♂ Up. Mycalesis malsara ♂ Un. Mycalesis malsara ♀ Up. Mycalesis malsara ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mycalesis malsara ♂ Up. Mycalesis malsara ♂ Un. Mycalesis malsara ♀ Up. Mycalesis malsara ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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

Synonym

Samanta rudis Moore, 1880 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 28(4):166-167. TL. 'N.India'


Type Material Information

malsara : Syntype 1♂, Rh2735 #141996, Darjeeling. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Mycalesis malsara f.rudis ; Godfrey,1930 : 250. (Me Wong)
Mycalesis malsara ; Aoki & Yamaguchi,1984 : 57-58, fig.37,♂. (Chiang Mai: Tam Tab Tao; Khon Kaen: Nam Nao; Kanchanaburi: Sai Yok Noi)
Mycalesis malsara ; Pinratana,1988 : 25, pl.28, figs.68,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Kanchanaburi; Chaiyaphum; Petchaboon)
Mycalesis malsara ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 68, fig.122,♂. (Umphang: Tha-Sai ; Umphang)
Mycalesis malsara ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48-49, fig.91,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Mycalesis malsara ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 282, pl.113, figs.S75,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Nan; "Yala"[loc.err.])
Mycalesis annamitica annamitica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 282, pl.113, figs.S76,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Mycalesis malsara ; Uémura,2010 : 6.
Mycalesis malsara ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 282, pl.114, figs.N110,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Nan; "Yala"[loc.err.])
Mycalesis malsara ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Mycalesis malsara ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2022.06.17)
Mycalesis malsaras ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 186, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok; Doi Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon; Maethro; Khun Lao Village; Ban Salok; Doi Pa Chang; Phu Khiewo; Doi Musso; Muang Shone)

[ LAOS ]
Mycalesis mamerta f.mamerta ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 30. (Muong-You; Ban-Na-Lane)
Mycalesis malsara ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 64, pl.85, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un). (Nam Moh; Luang Prabang)
Mycalesis malsara ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, pl.95, figs.♂,♂(dsf,Un),♂(Un). (Xiang Khouang; Xam Neua)
Mycalesis malsara ; Uémura,2004 : 4, fig.27,map. (Oudomxay; Xiang Khouang)
Mycalesis malsara ; Uémura,2006 : 6, fig.35,map. (Nong Het; Nam Kata)
Mycalesis malsara ; Uémura,2011 : 3. (C: near border to Vietnam)
Mycalesis malsara ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49.

[ VIETNAM ]
Mycalesis mametra mametra ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 347. (Tonkin: Than Moi; Chiem Hoa; Mauson Mts.)
Mycalesis mamerta ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 223. (Tonkin)
Mycalesis mamerta f.mamerta ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 30. (Tonkin)
Mycalesis mamerta ; Lemee,1950 : 8. (Hagiang)
Mycalesis malsara ; Luong et al.,2004 : 4. (Cuc Phuong)
Mycalesis malsala ; Ikeda et al.,1999 : 57, fig.5:15,♂,16,♂(Un), fig.9:27(♂,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Mycalesis malsara ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 98, pl.26, figs.4a♂,4b♂(Un),4c♀,4d♀(Un). (N: Ba Be; Kim Hy; Na Hang; Ba Vi; Cuc Phuong / C: Pu Hoat; Pu Mat)
Mycalesis malsara ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 25. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Mai (alt. 560 - 1700m) : 5♂ 9♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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

Xieng Khouang : 2♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (alt.550m - 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.

Moore, F.,1880 : On the Asiatic Lepidoptera referred to the Genus Mycalesis ;
with descriptions of new genera and species.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 28(4):155-177.


Mycalesis malsara ♂ Mycalesis malsara ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mycalesis malsara ♂ Mycalesis malsara ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Mycalesis malsara ♂ Mycalesis malsara ♂
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998.12.05 - 2022.07.31.

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