Danaus chrysippus chrysippus  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ♂ Up. Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ♂ Un. Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ♀ Up. Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ♀ Un.
♂, Chonburi, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Papilio chrysippus Linnaeus, 1758
OD : Syst. nat. (ed.10) 1:471, fig.81.
TL : 'Egypto ; America' [Canton, China].
Distribution : Arabia to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Vietnam, Hainan, China, Taiwan, Japan,
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Tioman, Singapore,
Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines.
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus map

Synonyms

* Papilio aegyptius Schreber, 1759 : Nov. Spec. Ins. :9, figs.11,12.
Limnas alcippoides Moore, 1883 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):238, pl.31, fig.1. TL. Nepal.
Limnas bowringi Moore, 1883 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):239. TL. Hong Kong.
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus f.amplifascia Talbot, 1943 : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 93(1):122. TL. India ; Hong Kong ; Tonkin.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Danais chrysippus chrysippus ; Godfrey,1916 : 117.
Danaida chrysippus vataviana [sic] ; Pendlebury,1923 : 30. (Padang Besar)
Danaida chrysippus chrysippus ; Godfrey,1927 : 121. (N)
Danaida chrysippus chrysippus ; Godfrey,1930 : 233. (all over)
Danaida chrysippus bataviana ; Godfrey,1930 : 234. (P)
Danaida chrysippus bataviana ; Godfrey,1932a : 265. (P)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Pinratana,1977 : 67, figs.D1a♂,♂(Un). (all over)
Danaus chrysippus alcippoides ; Pinratana,1977 : 67, figs.D1b♂,♂(Un). (P)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Pinratana & Eliot,1992 : 55,71, pl.70, figs.1,♂,♂(f.alcippoides). (Bangkok; Kanchanaburi)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 19, fig.46,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 47. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.73,♂[♀]. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 184, pl.64, figs.D1,♂,♂(Un),♀,♂(f.alcippoides). (Bangkok; Kanchanaburi)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan) (accessed: 2022.10.30)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 184, pl.64, figs.N1,♂,♂(Un),♀,♂(f.alcippoides). (Bangkok; Kanchanaburi)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Bangkok; Pathum Thani; Trat) (accessed: 2022.10.30)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 25, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Thoeu; Sarika; Pattaya; Bang Phra; Bangkok; Kaeng Choei; Kanchanaburi; Ka Chong; Haadjai)

[ LAOS ]
Anosia chrysippus chrysippus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 51, pl.31, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un),3,♀,4,♀(Un). (Vientiane; Tha Ngone; Ban Houei Sai; Nam Ngum Dam)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 204, pl.42, fig.♂. (Nong Het)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 43.
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Onodera,2022 : pl.77, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),text:22. (Khammouan)

[ VIETNAM ]
Danais chrysippus ; Joannis,1901 : 315. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Danais chrysippus chrysippus ; Godfrey,1919 : 465. (S: Daban)
Danais chrysippus ; Lemee,1950 : 6. (Hagiang; Hanoi; Sontay)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Metaye,1957 : 100. (N / C / S)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Metaye,1958a : 152, pl.1, fig.1.
Panlymnas chrysippus chrysippus ; Morishita,1970 : 64. (Trai Bi; Dinh Quan; Cap St. Jaques)
Anosia chrysippus chrysippus ; Ikeda et al.,1999 : 50, figs.1:1,♀,2,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Danaus chrysippus ; Vu,2003 : 56. (Phu Quoc)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Luong et al.,2004 : 3, 36, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 14, figs.D-1,♂,♀. (Bin Thuan: Dong Tien; Ho Chi Minh)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Monastyrskii,2011 : 27-28, pl.1, figs.1a♂[♀],1b♀(Un). (N: Ba Be; Huu Lien; Tam Dao; Ba Vi; Cuc Phuong / C: A Luoi; Phuong Dien; Phong Nha-Ke Bang; Ba Na; Ngoc Linh; Yok Don; Nui Chua; Nha Trang / S: Binh Chuan; Cat Tien; Ho Chi Minh)
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 18. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 3♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in secondary forest and open land at low to moderate elevations (alt. 10 - 550m). Both sexes visit flowers.


Literature

Linnaeus, C.,1758 : Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis.
Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. (Edition 10). 1(Animalia):[iv]+824pp.

Moore, F.,1883 : A Monograph of Limnaina and Euploeina, two Groups of Diurnal Lepidoptera belonging to the Subfamily Euploeinae;
with descriptions of new genera and species. Part I. Limnaina.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(2):201-252.

Talbot, G.,1943 : Revisional notes on the genus Danaus Kluk (Lep. Rhop. Danaidae)
Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 93(1):115-148.


Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ♂ Danaus chrysippus chrysippus ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998.11.15 - 2022.12.26.

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