Lexias albopunctata borealis  Hanafusa, 1990

Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Up. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Un. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀ Up. Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀ Un.
♂, Xaignabouri, Laos. ♀, Xaignabouri, Laos.

ON : Lexias albopunctata borealis Hanafusa, 1990
OD : Futao 5:13, pl.2, figs.1(HT,♂), 2(HT,♂Un), 3(PT,♀).
TL : Nan, N.Thailand. (♂)
Distribution : N.Thailand (Nan), Laos.

● ssp.albopunctata
ssp.borealis
Lexias albopunctata borealis map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 10.Mar.1989. Nan. N.Thailand. (in coll. H.Hanafusa)
Paratypes : 4♂ 5♀, same locality as holotype.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lexias cyanipardus borealis ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 84, pl.62, figs.160c♂,♀. (Nan)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 462, pl.205, figs.N170b♂,♀. (Doi Phu Kha)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 474, pl.211, figs.N337b♂,♂(Un),♀. (Doi Phu Kha)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 116, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Nan dist; Doi Phu Kha)

[ LAOS ]
Lexias albopunctata ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 61, pl.73, figs.3,♂,4,♂(Un),5,♀,6,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.70, figs.♂,♂,♀. (Vang Vieng; Xaignabouri)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 43. (Namdhua)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Onodera,2009b : 43. (Bolikhamxai: Phon Si)
Lexias albopunctata borealis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 10♂ 10♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xaignabouri : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.430m - 1300m) and frequently comes to rotten fruits that has fallen to the ground and to tree flowers.


Literature

Hanafusa, H.,1990 : Four New Subspecies of Nymphalid Butterflies from Indonesia and Thailand.
Futao 5:12-13, pl.2, figs.1-13.


Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Lexias albopunctata borealis ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂ Lexias albopunctata borealis ♂
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂(left) with Lexias cyanipardus, Nan, Thailand.

2007.03.31 - 2022.03.31.

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