Ypthima confusa  Shirozu & Shima,1977

Ypthima confusa ♂ Up. Ypthima confusa ♂ Un. Ypthima confusa ♀ Up. Ypthima confusa ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Ypthima confusa ♂ Up. Ypthima confusa ♂ Un. Ypthima confusa ♀ Up. Ypthima confusa ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Ypthima confusa ♂ Up. Ypthima confusa ♂ Un. Ypthima confusa ♀ Up. Ypthima confusa ♀ Un.
♂, Sekong, Laos. ♀, Sekong, Laos.

ON : Ypthima confusa Shirozu & Shima,1977
OD : Kontyu 54(4):504-507, fig.1c,d,g, fig.3, fig.5a-e.
TL : Nepal. (♂, KUGGE)
Distribution : Nepal to Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
S.E.Tibet, W.China.

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 1955.vii.17. Kabre-Kalapani, Nepal. Sone leg. (KUGGE)
Paratypes : all paratypes are deposited in (KUGGE)
3♂, 1955.vii.15. Deolani-Parety, Nepal. Sone leg ; 1♀, 1953.vii.24. near Tsumje (3130m), Nepal. J.Kawakita leg ;
1♂, 1953.vii.27. Sarti-Age (2050-2400m), Nepal. J.Kawakita leg ; 1♂ 1♀, 1953.viii.1. Rungje-Kasigaon (1730-2310m), Nepal. J.Kawakita leg.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Ypthima confusa ; Aoki & Uémura,1984 : 85-86, figs.16f,39♂. (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep ; Doi Inthanon)
Ypthima confusa ; Pinratana,1988 : 35, pl.35, figs.100,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Ypthima confusa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 304, pl.124, figs.S105,♂,♂(Un),♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Ypthima confusa ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 302, pl.124, figs.N141,♂,♂(Un),♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Ypthima confusa ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai)
Ypthima confusa ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 202, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok / Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Ypthima confusa ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 66, pl.91, figs.3♂,4♂(Un). (Nam Moh)
Ypthima confusa ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 211, pl.96, fig.♂(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Ypthima confusa ; Uémura,2005 : 3, fig.14,map. (Phong Saly / Phun Pan / Ban Saleui / Xiang Khouang / Ban Nyong Nyamha / Phon Savan / Muang Kham / Nong Het / Paksong)
Ypthima confusa ; Uémura,2006 : 8, fig.46,map. (Nak Hai to Lak Sao)
Ypthima confusa ; Uémura,2007 : 4-5, fig.28,map. (Namkata)
Ypthima confusa ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 49.

[ VIETNAM ]
Ypthima confusa ; Uémura & Monastyrskii,2004 : 36, figs.2ee, 7.4♂. (N: Ba Be ; Hoang Lien ; Sapa / C: Ngoc Linh ; Kon Plong ; Kon Ka Kinh ; Kon Cha Rang)
Ypthima confusa ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 129-130, pl.33, figs.3a♂,3b♂(Un),3c♀. (N: Hoang Lien / C: Ngoc Linh ; Kon Plong ; Kon Ka Kinh ; Bi Doup)
Ypthima confusa ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 34, fig.S-39♂. (Lam Dong: Bao Loc)
Ypthima confusa ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 27. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Rai : 5♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai (alt. 1100m - 1600m) : 7♂ 5♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 13♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 3♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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

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

Sekong : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Paksong : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane dry forest mixed with pine trees at moderate elevations.

Ypthima confusa ♂ Ypthima confusa ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Ypthima confusa ♂ Ypthima confusa ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Literature

Shirozu, T. & H. Shima,1977 : New Species and Subspecies of the genus Ypthima Hubner from Southeast Asia (Lepidoptera, Satyridae)
Kontyu 45(4):501-509.

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