Chitoria naga  (Tytler, 1915)

Chitoria naga ♂ Up. Chitoria naga ♂ Un. Chitoria naga ♀ Up. Chitoria naga ♀ Un.
♂, Xiang Khouang, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Xiang Khouang, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)
Chitoria naga ♂ Up. Chitoria naga ♂ Un. Chitoria naga ♂ Up. Chitoria naga ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Phong Saly, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)

ON : Apatura sordida naga Tytler, 1915
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23(3):502, pl.1, fig.3,♂.
TL : Yakama, Naga Hills. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, S.Yunnan.
Chitoria naga map

Synonym

Chitoria sordita [sic] hani Yoshino, 1999 : Neo Lepidoptera 4:2, figs.6,(HT,♂),10(HT,♂Un). TL. Xishuanbanna, S.Yunnan, China. (♂, in coll. K.Yoshino)


Type Materials Information

naga : Syntype ♂, 28.Sep.1912. Jakama, Naga Hills, N.E.India. (NHML) ; Masui,2004 : figs.1,♂,♂(Un)
hani : Holotype ♂, Aug.1995. Xishuanbanna, Monhai, S.Yunnan, China. (in coll. K.Yoshino)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Chitoria sordida ssp. ; Miyata & Hanafusa,1994 : 1, pl.4, fig.8,♂. (Chiang Mai: Chiang Dao)
Chitoria naga ; Masui,2004 : 246-248. (Chiang Dao)
'Chitoria sordida ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 466, pl.207, fig.N176,♂(Laos).'
Chitoria naga ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 123. (Chiang Dao by literature) (in part)

[ LAOS ]
Chitoria sordida ssp. ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 5, figs.25,26. (Xiang Khouang)
Chitoria sordida ssp. ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.72, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Phong Saly)
Chitoria naga ; Masui,2004 : 246-248, figs.9,♂(Up & Un),10,♀(Up & Un). (Xiang Kouang; Phong Sali; Xam Neua)
Chitoria naga ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 47.


Specimens Examined

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


[ LAOS ]
Phong Saly : 3♂ (incl. photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xiang Khouang : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.900m - 1200m).


Literature

Tytler, H.,1915 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies from Minipur and the Naga Hills. Part.II.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23(3):502-515.

Miyata, T. & Hanafusa, H.,1994 : Newly recorded butterflies from North Thailand (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
Futao 17:1-2, pl.4.

Yoshino, K.,1999 : New Butterflies from China 5
Neo Lepidoptera 4:1-10.

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


Chitoria naga ♂ Chitoria naga ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Chitoria naga ♂ Chitoria naga ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Chitoria naga ♂ Chitoria naga ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Phong Saly, Laos. (photo by K.Phongpiyamit)

2007.09.20 - 2021.10.31.

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