Ypthima atra atra  Cantile & Norman,1959

Ypthima atra atra ♂ Up. Ypthima atra atra ♂ Un. Ypthima atra atra ♀ Up. Ypthima atra atra ♀ Un.
♂, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)
Ypthima atra atra ♂ Up. Ypthima atra atra ♂ Un. Ypthima atra atra ♂ Up. Ypthima atra atra ♂ Un.
♂, 2018.09.29. Nan, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Ypthima atra Cantile & Norman,1959
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 1959:56(1):69-71.
TL : Kangpokpi, Manipur. (NHML)
Distribution : N.Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, N.Vietnam, S.China, Hainan.

Type Material Information

Lectotype ♂, Rh18152, Kangpokpi, Manipur. designated by Eliot,1967. (NHML)
Paratypes 1♂ 1957.ix.22. Kangphohpi [Kangpokpi], 4000 ft. (NZC) ; 1♀ 1958.x.5. Kangpohpi [Kangpokpi], 4000 ft.. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 261-262, fig.♀,♀(Un),♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ LAOS ]
Ypthima atra ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2005 : 35,37, fig.3. (near Sam Neua: Phu Pan ; Phu Phakang / Xieng Khouang: Muang Kham)
Ypthima atra ; Uémura,2006 : 7, fig.38,map. (Phu Pan near Sam Neua / Phu Phakang near Sam Neua / near Muang Kham)
Ypthima atra ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49, pl.9, figs.Sa-76,♂,♂(Un). (Houa Phan: Ban Saleui)

[ VIETNAM ]
Ypthima atra ; Uémura & Monastyrskii,2004 : 21, figs.2b, 4.5♂. (N: Xuan Lac ; Sinh Long)
Ypthima atra ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 107-108, pl.29, figs.3a,♂,3b,♂(Un). (N: Ba Be ; Lung Litop ; Na Hang ; Sinh Long)
Ypthima atra ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 26. (N: Bac Can)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : Pua dist. 2♂ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici).
2018.09.29. 1♂, Y.Inayoshi & A.Giudici (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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


Notes
This is the first record from Thailand and is found and confirmed by Y.Inayoshi and Mr.Antonio Giudici on 29.Sep.2018 at Pua dist., Nan.
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at high elevations (alt.1600m - 1700m).

Literature

Cantlie K. & T. Norman, 1959 : Notes on the butterfly genus Ypthima.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 56(1):66-71.

Uémura, Y.,2020 : A synonymic list of the sakra-group of the genus Ypthima Hubner (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae)
Bull. Toyosato Mus. Ent. (30):1-20.

Ypthima atra atra ♂ Ypthima atra atra ♂
♂, 2018.09.29. Nan, Thailand. ♂, 2018.09.29. Nan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Ypthima atra atra ♂ Ypthima atra atra ♂
♂, Nan, Thailand.

2006.06.03 - 2020.12.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.