Ypthima persimilis  Elwes & Edwards,1893

Ypthima persimilis ♂ Up. Ypthima persimilis ♂ Un. Ypthima persimilis ♀ Up. Ypthima persimilis ♀ Un.
♂, 1992.09.12. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Ypthima persimilis ♂ Up. Ypthima persimilis ♂ Un. Ypthima persimilis ♀ Up. Ypthima persimilis ♀ Un.
♂, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)
Ypthima persimilis ♂ Up. Ypthima persimilis ♂ Un. Ypthima persimilis ♀ Up. Ypthima persimilis ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀ (dsf), Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : Ypthima persimilis Elwes & Edwards,1893
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 41(1):39-40.
TL : Mao, Manipur. (NHML)



Distribution :
Bhutan, Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, N.Vietnam.
persimilis map

Type Materials Information

Syntype 1♂, Rh3407, Mao, Manipur. 7500'. (NHML. examined.)
Syntype 1♀, Rh3408, Mao, Manipur. 7000 ft. (NHML. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ypthima similis similis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 300, pl.122, figs.S99,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Doi Phu Kha)
Ypthima persimilis ; Inayoshi,2007 : 22, figs.11♂,12♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha) (in part)
Ypthima persimilis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 300, pl.121, figs.N135,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha)
Ypthima persimilis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 193, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Nan Prov. / Doi Par Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Ypthima persimilis ; Uémura,2005 : 1, figs.1(map), 37♂. (Xam Neua)
Ypthima persimilis ; Nakamura et al.,2010 : 25, figs.11a,♂,11aV,♂(Un),11b,♀,11bV,♀(Un). (Phou Samsoum)
Ypthima persimilis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49, pl.9, figs.Sa-75,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phou Samsoum)

[ VIETNAM ]
Ypthima persimilis ; Uémura & Monastyrskii,2004 : 21, figs.2c-d, 4.2♂(dsf), 4.3♂(wsf), 4.4♀(wsf). (N: Hoang Lien ; Sapa)
Ypthima persimilis ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 106-107, pl.28, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien)
Ypthima persimilis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 26. (N: Lao Cai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : Doi Phu Kha, 2♂.
1992.09.12. 1♂ LC (YI) ; 1992.09.25. 1♂ LC (YI)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 2♂ 4♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Inayoshi,2007 reported this species from Nan, However, female specimen is a misidentification for Ypthima dohertyi.

Literature

Elwes, H.J. & Edwards, J.,1893 :
A revision of the genus Ypthima with special reference to the characters afforded by the ♂ genitalia.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 41(1):1-54, pls.1-.3.

Ypthima persimilis ♀ Ypthima persimilis ♀
♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2006.01.25 - 2019.10.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.