Neptis reducta prasiti  Kimura & Saito, 2016

Neptis reducta prasiti ♂ Up. Neptis reducta prasiti ♂ Un.
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.

ON : Neptis reducta prasiti Kimura & Saito, 2016
OD : In The Butterflies of Thailand. Based on Yunosuke KIMURA Collection 3:77,
TL : Phu Khieo, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. (♂, RIEB)
Distribution : N.C.Thailand (Chaiyaphum)
Neptis reducta prasiti Map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 9.Feb.1975. Phu Khieo, Thailand. Y.Kimura leg. (RIEB)
Paratypes 4♂, 8-9.Feb.1975. Phu Khieo, Thailand. Y.Kimura leg. (RIEB)

Records taken from Literature

Neptis yerburii pandoces ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 48, pl.27, figs.66,♂,♂(Un). ('Chiang Mai' [loc.err.]; Chaiyaphum)

Specimens Examined

Chaiyaphum : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
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This is very localized species and is found in montane forests at moderate elevations.
The species is very similar to Neptis soma and Neptis nata. Male has a small triangular grayish black spot between the silvery-white sex brand and the discal band in space 6 on the Upf.
Neptis reducta prasiti


Kimura, Y., Aoki, T., Yamaguchi, S., Uémura, Y. & Saito, T.,2016 : The Butterflies of Thailand. Based on Yunosuke KIMURA Collection vol.3. Nymphalidae.
Mokuyosha. (264pp)

Neptis reducta prasiti ♂ Neptis reducta prasiti ♂
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2020.07.31 - 2022.06.30.

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