Athyma pravara helma  Fruhstorfer, 1906

Athyma pravara helma ♂ Up. Athyma pravara helma ♂ Un. Athyma pravara helma ♀ Up. Athyma pravara helma ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Athyma pravara helma ♂ Up. Athyma pravara helma ♂ Un. Athyma pravara helma ♀ Up. Athyma pravara helma ♀ Un.
♂, Satun, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Athyma pravara helma Fruhstorfer, 1906
OD : Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 56(6/7):400.
TL : Sumatra.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Sumatra.
● ssp.indosinica
ssp.helma
Athyma pravara helma Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Athyma pravara helma ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 58, pl.36, figs.99b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Athyma pravara helma ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 402, pl.175, figs.N103b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Athyma pravara helma ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 412, pl.179, figs.N268b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Athyma pravara helma ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 85, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Thaleban; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♂ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.100m - 900m). Males are territorial on shrubs.
Live photo examples from Phetchaburi, northern part of peninsular Thailand, seem to be this subspecies.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 : Historisches und Morphologisches uber das Genus Athyma und dessen Verwandte.
Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 56(6/7):384-434, 8 figs.


Athyma pravara helma ♂ Athyma pravara helma ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Athyma pravara helma ♂ Athyma pravara helma ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.
Athyma pravara helma ♂ Athyma pravara helma ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)

2006.02.20 - 2022.09.30.

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