Lexias cyanipardus grandis  Yokochi,1991

Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Up. Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Un. Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀ Up. Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Up. Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Un. Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀ Up. Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Lexias cyanipardus grandis Yokochi,1991
OD : Futao 8:16, pl.4, figs.1(HT,♂), 2(HT,♂Un), 3(PT,♀).
TL : Wiang Pa Pao, N.Thailand. (♂, in coll. T.Yokochi)
Distribution : N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Yunnan.
Lexias cyanipardus grandis map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 31.Mar.1990. Wiang Pa Pao, N.Thailand. (in coll. T.Yokochi)
Paratypes : 1♂ 4♀, same locality as holotype.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Kimura,1994 : 20, figs.33-36. (Chiang Rai: Wiang Pa Pao)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 84, pl.60, figs.160a♂,♀. (Chiang Rai)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 460, pl.204, figs.N169a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 472, pl.209, figs.N335,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao; Doi Phu Kha)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 115, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Maethro)

[ LAOS ]
Euthalia cyanipardus f.cyanipardus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 44. (Laos: Muong-Hai)
Lexias cyanipardus cyanipardus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 61, pl.73, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un) ; pl.74, figs.1♀,2♀(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 208, pl.71, figs.♂,♀. (Vang Vieng)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46.

[ VIETNAM ]
Euthalia cyanipardus f.cyanipardus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 44. (Tonkin: Dien-Bien-Phu)
Euthalia cyanipardus cyanipardus ; Metaye,1957 : 97. (N)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 41. (N: Tuyen Quang)
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):150, pl.77, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un),2c♀. (N: Na Hang / C: Phong Nha Ke Bang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 8♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rather localized but common in its habitat. It is found in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.550m - 800m) and frequently comes to rotten fruits that have fallen to the ground and to tree flowers.


Literature

Yokochi, T.,1991 : A New Subspecies of Lexias cyanipardus Butler from North Thailand
Futao 8:16, pl.4, figs.1-3.


Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♂ Lexias cyanipardus grandis ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.

2007.03.03 - 2022.03.31.

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