Ypthima akbar  Talbot,1947

Ypthima akbar ♂ Up. Ypthima akbar ♂ Un. Ypthima akbar ♂ Up. Ypthima akbar ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Tak, Thailand. ♂, Phongsaly, Laos.
Ypthima akbar ♂ Up. Ypthima akbar ♂ Un. Ypthima akbar ♂ Up. Ypthima akbar ♂ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf,ab.), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Ypthima akbar Talbot,1947
OD : Fauna Br. Ind., Butt. (2nd ed.) 2:324.
TL : Karen Hills, Myanmar. (NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Yunnan.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ypthima akbar ; Aoki & Uémura,1984 : 88-90. figs.18,19(♂genitalia), 41♂(dsf). (Chiang Mai: Tam Tab Tao ; Chiang Dao ; Muang Ngai / Loei: Nam Nao)
Ypthima akbar ; Pinratana,1988 : 35, pl.35, figs.101,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Petchaboon)
Ypthima iarba ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 300, pl.122, figs.S100,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao / Nam Nao / [Mae Hong Son])
Ypthima akbar ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 304, pl.125, figs.S108,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Wiang Pa Pao)
Ypthima akbar ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 304, pl.125, figs.N144,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Wiang Pa Pao)
Ypthima akbar ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai)
Ypthima akbar ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 202, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Khun Lao Villege / Nan Prov.)
Ypthima akbar ; Uémura,2018 : 24. (Tam Tab Tao / Chiang Dao / Chiang Mai / Muang Ngai / Wiang Pa Pao / Khun Lao Villege / Nan / Nam Nao)

[ LAOS ]
Ypthima akbar ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 66, pl.91, figs.5♀,6♀(Un). (Nam Moh / Luang Prabang)
Ypthima akbar ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, not fig. (List up only.)
Ypthima akbar ; Uémura,2005 : 3. figs. 15(map), 38♂. (Boun Neua)
Ypthima akbar ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49.
Ypthima akbar ; Uémura,2018 : 24, fig.8-i,♂,8-j,♂(Un). (Boun Neua / Luang Prabang / Nam Moh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 5♂ 1♀ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Phongsaly : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Luang Nam Tha : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane semi-dried forest from low to moderate elevations.

Literature

Talbot, G.,1947 : The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Butterflies 2 (Edn.2)
Taylor and Francis, London, 15 +506pp, 2pls., 104 text-figs., with a map.

Uémura, Y.,2018 : A revisional guide to the megalomma-group of the genus Ypthima Hubner (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae)
Sci. Rep. Toyohashi Mus. Nat. Hist. 28:11-26.

Ypthima akbar ♂ Ypthima akbar ♀
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Ypthima akbar ♂ Ypthima akbar ♂
♂ (dsf,ab.), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998.12.08 - 2019.12.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.