Simiskina phalena harterti  (Doherty, 1889)

Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Up. Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Un. Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Up. Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Un.
♂ (bred), Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by T.Kudo) ♀ (bred), Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by T.Kudo)
Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Up. Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Un. Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Up. Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Un.
♂ (bred), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Up. Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Un. Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Up. Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, 1960.12.25. Dong Nai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Massaga hartertii Doherty, 1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(1):128-130, pl.10, fig.1,♂.
TL : Assam.
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.
● ssp.harterti
ssp.phalena
Simiskina phalena harterti map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Simiskina harterti ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 78-79. (Lampang: Me Htam forest)
Simiskina phalena harterti ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 530. (Lampang)
Simiskina phalena harterti ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 542. (Lampang)
Simiskina phalena harterti ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 31. (by literature)
Simiskina phalena harterti ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Chiang Mai; Nakhon Nayok) (accessed: 2021.07.01)

[ VIETNAM ]
Simiskina phalena harterti ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965 : 351-352, pl.10, figs.75,♀,76,♀(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Simiskina phalena harterti ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 47. (S: Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 8♂ 6♀ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici & T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 4♀ (photo by T.Aoyama, M.Hayashi & S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Dong Nai : Trang Bom. 1960.12.25. 1♀ S.Inoue leg.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.400m - 900m). Males are territorial on canopies.


Literature

Doherty, W.,1889 : Notes on Assam Butterflies.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(1):118-134, pl.10.


Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Simiskina phalena harterti ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Simiskina phalena harterti ♀
♂ (bred), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalena harterti ♀ Simiskina phalena harterti ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Simiskina phalena harterti ♀+♂ Simiskina phalena harterti ♀+♂
♀ with ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂+♀ (mating), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Simiskina phalena harterti ♂ Simiskina phalena harterti ♂+♀
♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂+♀ (mating), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.05.12 - 2022.02.28.

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