Neomyrina hiemalis  (Godman & Salvin, 1878)

Neomyrina hiemalis ♂ Up. Neomyrina hiemalis ♂ Un. Neomyrina hiemalis ♀ Up. Neomyrina hiemalis ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Neomyrina hiemalis ♂ Up. Neomyrina hiemalis ♂ Un. Neomyrina hiemalis ♀ Up. Neomyrina hiemalis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Myrina hiemalis Godman & Salvin, 1878
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(3):640, pl.40, figs.5,6.
TL : Meetan, Burma.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
C.Vietnam, Langkawi.
Neomyrina hiemalis map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Godfrey,1916 : 141. (Chonburi: Sriracha; Ranong; Kanburi)
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 991. (Siam)
Neomyrina hiemalis hiemalis ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Godfrey,1930 : 343. (Prae: Me Song forest; Chonburi: Sriracha)
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Godfrey,1932a : 273. (Takuapa: Kapong)
Neomyrina nivea nivea ; Shirôzu & Saigusa,1962 : 55, pl.7, fig.51,♀, 52♀(Un). (Chieng Mai)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Pinratana,1981 : 116, pl.30, figs.7,♂,8,♀,9,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chanthaburi; Uthai Thani)
Neomyrina nivea periculose ; Pinratana,1981 : 116, pl.21, figs.5,♂,6,♀. (Ranong)
Neomyrina nivea periculose ; Seki,1986 : 18-19. (Ranong)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 259, fig.154,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Pha Phung; Ban Naudom; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Non Hai)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai; Ban Na Pho Krang; Nam Tok Soi Sawan)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap; Kaen Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Chong; Ban Ba Hai)
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Yago et al.,2005 : 437. (Ranong; Surat Thani; Phangnga)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47-48, fig.70,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 664, pl.303, figs.L314a♂,♂(Un),♀. (Uthai Thani; Chaiyaphum)
Neomyrina nivea periculosa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 664, pl.303, figs.L314b♂,♀. (Ranong)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 702, pl.321, figs.L338,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Uthai Thani; Chaiyaphum; Ranong)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 97, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep)
Neomyrina nivea periculosa ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 97, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring; Kam Puan; Khlong Naka)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig., Early Stages. (Chiang Mai; Sa Kaeo; Nakhon Ratchasima; Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2022.07.01)

[ LAOS ]
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 75, col.pl.15,fig.♂ ; pl.106, figs.B7,♂,B8,♂(Un). (Dan Sum; Vientiane; Vang Vieng)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.123, figs.♂,♀. (Thabok)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Thakhek)
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Yago et al.,2005 : 437. (Vanvieng; Na Hin; Thakhek; Savannakhet; Attapeu)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Neomyrina nivea ; Onodera,2007 : 25,28, figs.92♂,93,♀. (Rattanakiri: Ou Chum; Siem Reap: Phnum Kuhlen)
Neomyrina nivea ; Onodera,2008 : 58, fig.♀. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Neomyrina nivea ; Onodera,2009 : 40. (Siem Reap: Phnum Kulen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Neomyrina hiemalis ; Yago et al.,2005 : 437. (Dac Lac)
Neomyrina nivea hiemalis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 64. (C: Dak Lak) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nong Khai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂ 3♀ (photo by T.Aoyama, S.Sophonviwatkul and S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 6♂ 6♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ CAMBODIA ]
Kampot : 1♂ (photo by K.Saito).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.30m - 700m) and often rest on the underside of leaves. Males are territorial on shrubs or trees.


Literature

Godman, F. & Salvin, O.,1887 : Catalogue of Lepidoptera collected by Mr. S.N.Walter in the Island of Billiton.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(3):637-643, pl.40.

Yago, M., Monastyrskii, A.L. & Ueshima, R.,2005 :
Revision of the genus Neomyrina (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) based on molecular and morphological data, with phylogenetic implications in the tribe Loxurini
Report on Insect Inventory Project in Tropic Asia (TAIIV):431-442.


Neomyrina hiemalis ♂ Neomyrina hiemalis ♂
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Neomyrina hiemalis ♀ Neomyrina hiemalis ♀
♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2022.07.31.

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