Rohana nakula bernardii  Nguyen-Phung, 1985

Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Up. Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Un. Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Up. Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, 2021.10.28. Nan, Thailand.
Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Up. Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Un. Rohana nakula bernardii ♀ Up. Rohana nakula bernardii ♀ Un.
♂, Vientiane, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, Vientiane, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)
Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Up. Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Rohana nakula bernardii Nguyen-Phung, 1985
OD : Nouv. Revue Ent. (N.S) :182.
TL : Cua rao, Tonkin.
Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam. S.Yunnan.
● ssp.bernardii
ssp.thantoana
Rohana nakula bernardii map

Synonym

Rohana nakula panna Yoshino, 1995 : Neo Lepidoptera 1:2, figs.9(PT,♂),10(PT,♂Un),11(HT,♀),12(HT,♀Un). TL. Xishuannbanna, Yunnan, China.


Type Materials Information

bernardii : Holotype ♂, Cua rao, Tonkin. (Laboratoire d'Entomologie du Museum de Paris)
panna : Holotype ♀, Mar.1994., Xishuannbanna, Yunnan, China. (in coll. Yoshino)
Paratypes 1♂ 1♀, Xishuannbanna, Yunnan, China. (in coll. Yoshino)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rohana nakula bernardii ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022b : 25, figs.11,♂,11v♂(Un). (Nan: Song Kwae Dist.)

[ LAOS ]
Rohana parvata ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 61, pl.74, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Rahana nakula panna ; Masui & Uehara,1997 : 6, pl.2, figs.5,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Rohana nakula bernardii ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.73, figs.♂,♀. (Vang Vieng)
Rohana nakula bernardii ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ VIETNAM ]
Rohana nakula bernardii ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 34, figs.N-106,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me)
Rohana nakula bernardii ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 43. (C)
Rohana nakula bernardii ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):54-55, pl.4, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un),1c♀,1d♀(Un). (C: Kon Ka Kinh; Dong Xuan; Loc Bac; Bao Lam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : Chiang Dao Dist. 1♂ (sighting by Y.Inayoshi)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
Song Kwawe Dist., 2021.10.28. 1♂, A.Giudici (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon and very localized in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt. 700 - 800m).
The specimen shown above is the first capturing record in Thailand. It was obtained by Mr. Antonio Giudici on 28.Oct.2021 at Song Kwae Dist., Nan.


Literature

Nguyen-Phung, T.,1985 : Systematique evolutive et biogeographie du genre Rohana Moore. (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)
Nouv. Revue Ent. (N.S.) : 175-191.

Yoshino, K.,1995 : New Butterflies from China.
Neo Lepidoptera 1:1-4, 2 pls.

Lang, S.Y.,2012 : The Nymphalidae of China (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera), Part I. Libytheinae, Danainae, Calinaginae, Morphinae, Heliconiinae, Nymphalinae, Charaxinae, Apaturinae, Cyrestinae, Biblidinae, Limenitinae.
Tshikolovets. Czech Rep. 456 pp, 32 col + 41 b/w pls, distribution maps.


Rohana nakula bernardii ♂ Rohana nakula bernardii ♂
♂, 2021.10.28. Nan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2007.09.20 - 2023.01.31.

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