Cynitia flora cooperi  (Tytler, 1940)

Cynitia flora cooperi ♂ Up. Cynitia flora cooperi ♂ Un. Cynitia flora cooperi ♀ Up. Cynitia flora cooperi ♀ Un.
♂, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

ON : Euthalia flora cooperi Tytler, 1940
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:112.
TL : Ataran Valley, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, W.Thailand (Kanchanaburi).
● ssp.andersonii
Cynitia flora cooperi map

Records taken from Literature

Cynitia flora andersonii ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Cynitia flora cooperi ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 100, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Say Yok Noi; Nam Tok Kangchanaburi)

Specimens Examined

Kanchanaburi : 2♂ 1♀ (incl. photo by K.Yano).
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The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 300 - 800m) and is found sympatrically with lepidea.
The status of this taxon is still unclear. Further taxonomic study on the relationship between lepidea and flora is needed.


Tytler, H.,1940 : Notes on Some New and Interesting Butterflies chiefly from Burma. Part.2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 42:109-123.

Cynitia flora cooperi ♀ Cynitia flora cooperi ♀
♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

2021.05.31 - 2021.06.30.

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