Athyma ranga obsolescens  (Fruhstorfer, 1906)

Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Un. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Un. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Up. Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.

ON : Pantoporia ranga obsolescens Fruhstorfer, 1906
OD : Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 56(6/7):410-411.
TL : Chiem Hoa, Tonkin.
Distribution : S.E.Thailand, Vietnam.
● ssp.ranga
ssp.obsolescens
Athyma ranga obsolescens Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Pinratana,1979 : 56. (Chanthaburi) (in part)
Athyma ranga ranga ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 61. (Chanthaburi) (in part)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Sa Kaeo; Chanthaburi) (in part) (accessed: 2022.09.11)
Athyma ranga ranga ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 90, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Kao Soi Dao) (in part)

[ VIETNAM ]
Pantoporia ranga obsolescens ; Fruhstorfer,1912 : 629. (Tonkin: Chiem Hoa)
Pantoporia obsolescens ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 230. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia ranga f.obsolescens ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 41. (Tonkin)
Pantoporia ranga ; Lemee,1950 : 14. (Hagiang)
Pantoporia ranga obsolescens ; Metaye,1957 : 96. (N)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Ikeda et al.,2000 : 36, figs.5:15,♂,16,♂(Un), fig.9:32(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Athyma ranga ; Luong et al.,2004 : 7, 65, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Athyma ranga ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 41. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006b : 26, figs.N-73,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Gung Re; Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 35. (N / C / S)
Athyma ranga obsolescens ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):34-35, pl.38, figs.1a♂,1b♂,1c♂(Un). (N: Ba Be; Van Ban; Tam Dao; Cuc Phuong / C: Pu Hoat; Pu Mat; Huong Son; Vu Quang; Phong Nha-Ke Bang; Bach Ma; Ngoc Linh; Kon Plong; Ba To; Chu Yang Sin; Bu Gia Map; Krong Trai; Bao Lam / S: Cat Tien; Nghia Trung; Lo Go Xa Mat)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Sa Kaeo : 2♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 7♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Vinh Phuc : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.50m - 600m). Males are territorial on shrubs.
The species is highly variable with individual and seasonal variation, which seems to be more pronounced than geographic variation. Further taxonomic study is needed.


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 ranga obsolescens ♂ Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂ Athyma ranga obsolescens ♂
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.

2006.03.10 - 2022.09.30.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.