Ypthima sobrina  Elwes & Edwards,1893

Ypthima sobrina ♂ Up. Ypthima sobrina ♂ Un. Ypthima sobrina ♂ Up. Ypthima sobrina ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Ypthima sobrina ♂ Up. Ypthima sobrina ♂ Un. Ypthima sobrina ♂ Up. Ypthima sobrina ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Loei, Thailand. (photo by TME) ♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Ypthima sobrina Elwes & Edwards,1893
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 41(1):29, pl.1, figs.17,18.
TL : Karen Hills. (NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.

Type Materials Information

Syntypes 1♂ 1♀, Karen Hills, Burma. (♂ Rh3225, ♀ Rh6246) (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ypthima methora sobrina ; Godfrey,1930 : 243. (Me Wong)
Ypthima sobrina ; Aoki & Uémura,1984 : 84. figs.11d-e,13(♂genialia),34,♂,35,♀. (Mae Hong Son: Mae Hong Son / Chiang Mai: Tha Tong ; Hot Spring / Tak: Doi Musso / Loei: Nam Nao)
Ypthima sobrina ; Pinratana,1988 : 33, pl.33, fig.89,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son / Chiang Mai / Tak / Petchaboon)
Ypthima sobrina ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 49, fig.95,♂. (Nan: Mae Charim)
[ Ypthima sobrina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 300, pl.122, fig.S98,♂(Un, Laos). ]
[ Ypthima sobrina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 300, pl.122, fig.N133,♂(Un, Laos). ]
Ypthima sobrina ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 195, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Mae Hong Son / Doi Par Hom Pok / Tam Chiang Dao / Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Ypthima sobrina ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, pl.96, fig.♂(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Ypthima sobrina ; Uémura,2005 : 2, figs.6(map), 35,♂, 36,♀. (Xiang Khouang)
Ypthima sobrina ; Uémura,2007 : 3-4, fig.22,map. (Nakhai to Lak Sao)
Ypthima sobrina ; Onodera,2009b : 35-36. (Xieng Kouang: Muang Kham)
Ypthima sobrina ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 1♂ (photo by TME).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
This is rather local species found in montane dry forest, however it is not rare in the habitats.

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 sobrina ♂ Ypthima sobrina ♂
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

1998.12.08 - 2020.04.30.
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