Euthalia narayana narayana  Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891

Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Up. Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Un. Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Up. Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.
Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Up. Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Un. Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Up. Euthalia narayana narayana ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Phong Saly, Laos.

ON : Euthalia narayana Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891
OD : Rhop. Exot. [2]1:(Euthalia) 6, pl.2, figs.4,♀,5,♀(Un).
TL : Ruby Mines, Bhamo Hills, Upper Burma. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, N.Laos.
S.Yunnan.

● ssp.narayana
ssp.dongvanensis
ssp.dalatensis
Euthalia narayana narayana map

Synonym

Euthalia sahadeva nadaka Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:682, pl.130c, fig.♂. TL. Meghalaya, Khasi Hills, India. (♂♀, MNHN)


Type Materials Information

narayana : Syntype ♀ (HT) BMNH(E)#807838, Ruby Mines. (NHML) : Yokochi,2010 : 28, pl.17, figs.73a♀,73b♀(Un).
nadaka : Syntypes 1♂ 1♀, Meghalaya, Khasi Hills, Assam (MNHN) : Yokochi,2010 : 28, pl.16, figs.70a♂,70b♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia sahadeva narayana ; Pinratana,1979 : 82, figs.N144,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum) (in part)
Euthalia narayana ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 80, pl.55, fig.153,♂[♀]. (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum) (in part)
Bassarona sahadeva narayana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 450, pl.199, figs.N161,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Huey Tone) (in part)
Euthalia sahadeva narayana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 462, pl.204, figs.N327,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Huey Tone; Doi Phu Kha) (in part)
Euthalia narayana narayana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 110. (by literature)
Euthalia narayana narayana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2019- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chaiyaphum) (accessed: 2021.12.04)

[ LAOS ]
Euthalia sahadeva ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 5, fig.16,♀. (Xiang Khouang)
Euthalia sahadeva narayana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 207, pl.66, figs.♂,♀. (Xiang Khouang; Xam Neua)
Euthalia sahadeva ; Masui & Uehara,2004 : 29, 27, figs.8a♂,8b♀. (Xam Neua)
Euthalia narayana narayana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46.
Euthalia narayana narayana ; Nakamura,2017 : 8, figs.7E♂.7F♂(Un). (Phongsali; Oudomxay; Houa Phan; Xieng Khouang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Phong Saly : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.1000m - 1400m).
I treat all populations in Thailand as the nominotypical subspecies tentatively. Further distributional and taxonomic studies are needed.


Literature

Grose-Smith, H.G. & Kirby, W.F.,1891 : Rhopalocera Exotica, being Illustrations of New, Rare, and Unfigured Species of Butterflies
[2]1:(Euthalia) 5-10, pls.2-3. (1891)

Fruhstorfer, H.,1913 : 6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
681-688. (25.Jan.1913)

Yokochi, T.,2010 : Revision of the Subgenus Limbusa Moore,[1897] (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Adoliadini)
Part 1. Systematic arranement and taxonomic list.
Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hist. Hum. Hist. ser.A, 8:19-67.

Yokochi, T.,2011 : Revision of the Subgenus Limbusa Moore,[1897] (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Adoliadini)
Part 2. Group division and descriptions of species (1).
Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hist. Hum. Hist. ser.A, 9:9-106.

Nakamura, N.,2017 : Notes on the butterflies of Laos (XI):
New findings on the genus Euthalia Hübner,[1819] (Nymphalidae, Lepidoptera), including the description of a new subspecies of E.apex Tsukada,1991
Butterflies 75:4-9.


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