Neptis zaida prasobchoki  Saito & Inayoshi, 2014

Neptis zaida prasobchoki ♂ Up. Neptis zaida prasobchoki ♂ Un.
♂, 1993.03.22. Phetchaburi, Thailand. Holotype

ON : Neptis zaida prasobchoki Saito & Inayoshi,2014
OD : Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 65:10, figs.55(HT,♂),(HT,♂Un).
TL : Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Phetchaburi).
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Neptis zaida prasobchoki Map

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, 22.Mar.1993. Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi, Thailand. P.Sukkit leg. (NHML, examined.)

Records taken from Literature

Neptis zaida prasobchoki ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 82. (by literature)
Neptis zaida prasobchoki ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Phetchaburi) (accessed: 2023.06.30)

Specimen Examined

Phetchaburi : 2♂ (incl. photo by W.Tangtung).
Kaeng Krachan dist., 1993.03.22. 1♂ (Holotype), P.Sukkit (YI)
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The butterfly is rare in montane forests at moderate elevations (Alt. 900 - 960m).
It is very similar to ssp.putoia. However, the color of the white band on the upperside is pure white in this taxon, whereas ssp.putoia is creamy-white.

Neptis zaida
Comparison of 4 subspecies


Saito, K. & Inayoshi, Y.,2014 : Some notes of Limenitidinae from Indochina.
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 65:4-19.

Neptis zaida prasobchoki ♂ Neptis zaida prasobchoki ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by Wanpen Tangtung)

2014.07.12 - 2024.02.29.

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