Chitoria sordida vietnamica  Nguyen, 1979

Chitoria sordida vietnamica ♂ Up. Chitoria sordida vietnamica ♂ Un. Chitoria sordida vietnamica ♀ Up. Chitoria sordida vietnamica ♀ Un.
♂, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ♂ Up. Chitoria sordida vietnamica ♂ Un.
♂, 1990.04.13, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Chitoria sordida vietnamica Nguyen, 1979
OD : Rev. fr. ent. (N.S.) 1(1):42-43.
TL : Tonkin. (♂, MNHM)
Distribution : N.W.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
Chitoria sordida vietnamica map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Tonkin (Hoa Binh), 1933. (MNHN) ; Masui,2004 : figs.3,♂,♂(Un)
Allotype ♀, Tonkin (Chong Tho), 1926(?) (MNHN) ; Masui,2004 : figs.4,♀,♀(Un)
Paratypes : 12♂, Hoa-Binh, Tonkin (MNHN) ; 6♂, Bao-Ha, Tonkin. (NHML) ; 2♀, Bao-Ha, Tonkin. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Chitoria vietnamica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 466, pl.207, figs.N175,♂,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son)
Chitoria naga ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 488, pl.217, figs.N360,♂,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son)
Chitoria naga ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 123. (Mae Hong Son by literature) (in part)

[ LAOS ]
Chitoria vietnamica ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.72, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Lak Sao)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ; Masui,2004 : 246-248, figs.7,♂(Up & Un),8,♀(Up & Un). (Lak Sao)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.

[ VIETNAM ]
Apatura sordida f.sordida ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 45. (Tonkin)
Apatura sordida sordida ; Metaye,1957 : 98. (N)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ; Masui,2004 : 246-248, figs.3,♂(HT),♂(HT,Un). (N: Hoa-Bin; Chong Tho; Bao-Ha; Mt.Pia Oak)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ; Masui,2011 : 55, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (C: Deo Ngoan Muc, Ninh Thuan)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 43. (N / C: to Lam Dong)
Chitoria sordida vietnamica ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):62-63, pl.5, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien; Ba Be; Mau Son / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : Mae Hong Son dist., 1990.04.13. 1♂, P.Sukkit (YI)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rare in Thaiand, the specimen from Mae Hong Son shown above is the first and only one record until now.


Literature

Nguyen, T.H.,1979 : La variation geographique de Chitoria sordida (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
Rev. fr. ent. (n.s.) 1(1):42-45.

Masui, A.,2004 : A revision on Chitoria sordida and C.naga (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 55(4):243-250.

Masui, A.,2011 : A new record of Chitoria sordida vietnamica Nguyen, 1979 from central Vietnam (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Apaturinae)
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 57:55.


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