Phalanta phalantha phalantha  (Drury, [1773])

Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♂ Up. Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♂ Un. Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♀ Up. Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♂ Up. Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♂ Un. Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♀ Up. Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♀ Un.
♂ (ab), Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Papilio phalantha Drury, [1773]
OD : Ill. nat. Hist. index :41-42, pl.21, figs.1,2.
TL : China.
Distribution : Sri Lanka to Nepal, India to Myanmar,
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, S.China, Taiwan,
S.Japan, Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Tioman, Aur, Singapore,
Borneo, Sumatra, Palawan, Philippines.
Phalanta phalantha phalantha map

Synonym

Atella phalanta [sic] luzonica Fruhstorfer, 1906 : Wien. ent. Ztg. 25:321. TL. Philippines.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Atella phalanta [sic] phalanta [sic] ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 320. (Siam)
Atella phalantha phalantha ; Godfrey,1916 : 125. (Petchaburi River; Chonburi: Sriracha)
Atella phalantha phalantha ; Godfrey,1927 : 123. (N)
Atella phalantha phalantha ; Godfrey,1930 : 266. (all over)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Pinratana,1979 : 9, figs.N11,♂,♂(Un). (Bangkok; Chiang Mai; Kanchanaburi; Nonthaburi)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 21, pl.5, fig.9,♂. (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum; Loei; Saraburi; Kanchanaburi; Bangkok; Songkhla)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 254, fig.83,♀. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 24-25. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 69, fig.133,♂. (Umphang: Tha-Sai; Umphang)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 49, fig.100,♀. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 354, pl.151, figs.N9,♂,♂(ab.),♂(Un.ab.). (Lamphun; Loei)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui; Koh Phangan)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 382, pl.164, figs.N212,♂,♂(ab.),♂(ab.,Un). (Lamphun; Loei)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Sa Kaeo; Saraburi; Bangkok; Phitsanulok)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 47, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pa Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Phu Kradung; Phu Khiewo; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Khiewo; Bangkok; Bang Phaing; Kuwai Yai; Kanchanaburi; Ka Chong; Haadjai)
Phalanta phalanta [sic] phalanta [sic] ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 86. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Phalanta phalanta [sic] phalanta [sic] ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 54, pl.42, figs.1,♂,2,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng; Luang Prabang; Tha Ngone; Nam Moh; Ban Houei Sai; Nam Ngum Dam)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 205, pl.47, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Lak Sao; Xiang Khouang)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Phalanta phalantha ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 129. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Atella phalanta [sic] phalanta [sic] ; Fruhstorfer,1906 : 320. (Tonkin / Annam)
Atella phalantha phalantha ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 471. (Tonkin / Annam)
Atella phalanta [sic] phalanta [sic] ; Godfrey,1919 : 467. (S: Daban)
Atella phalantha ; Lemee,1950 : 11. (Hagiang; Hanoi)
Atella phalantha phalantha ; Metaye,1957 : 93. (N / C / S)
Phalanta phalantha ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 40. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Phong Dien; Bach Ma)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 17, fig.N-18,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 21, fig.N-18,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 32. (N / C / S)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 81. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Ket)
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(1):193-194, pl.25, figs.5a♂,5b♂(Un). (N: Na Hang; Ba Vi; Cat Ba / C: Pu Mat; Vu Quang; Phong Nha-Ke Bang; Phong Dien; Bach Ma; Ngoc Linh; Kon Cha Rang; Kon Ka Kinh; Bi Doup-Nui Ba; Nui Chua; Cat Loc; Yok Don / S: Phu Quoc; Cat Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kien Giang (Phu Quoc) : 1♂ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.50m - 1000m).


Literature

Drury, D.,[1773] : Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects.
1(index): xiii pp, 50 pls. London.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 :
Verzeichnis der von Mir in Tonkin, Annam und Siam gesammelten Nymphaliden und Besprechung verwandter Formen.
Wien. ent. Ztg 25:307-362, 2 pls.


Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♂ Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♀ Phalanta phalantha phalantha ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2007.10.20 - 2021.11.30.

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