Dacalana sulabha sulabha  Saito & Inayoshi, 2022

Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♂ Up. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♂ Un. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♀ Up. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♀ Un.
♂, 1999.02.27. Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.
Holotype (photo by RIEB)
♀, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.
Paratype (photo by RIEB)
Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♂ Up. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♂ Un. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♀ Up. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♀ Un.
♂, Dong Nai, Vietnam. Paratype (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Dong Nai, Vietnam. Paratype (photo by K.Saito)
Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♀ Up. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♀ Un. Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♂ genitalia Dacalana sulabha sulabha ♂ genitalia
♂, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. Paratype (photo by K.Saito) ♂ genitalia, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Dacalana sulabha Saito & Inayoshi, 2022
OD : Butterflies 88:52-53, figs.45(HT,♂),(HT,♂Un),46(PT,♀),(PT,♀Un),
47(PT,♂),(PT,♂Un),48(PT,♀),(PT,♀Un),49(PT,♂),(PT,♂Un),
50(PT,♀),(PT,♀Un),69(♂,genitalia),72f(♂,Fore-tarsus),
73i(♂,FW-venation),74f(Map).
TL : Phu Chong Na Yoi, Ubon Ratchathani. (♂, RIEB)
Distribution : E.Thailand, Laos, C. & S.Vietnam.
● ssp.sulabha
ssp.tonkiniana
Dacalana sulabha sulabha map

Type Material Information

Holotype ♂, 27.Feb.1999. Phu Chong Na Yoi, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. S.Yamaguchi & T.Aoki leg. (RIEB)
Paratypes ; 1♂, Mukdahan, Thailand ; 1♂ 1♀, Ubon Ratchathani ; 1♀, Paxse, Laos ;
1♂ 2♀, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam ; 3♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam ; 2♂ 1♀, Dong Nai, Vietnam. (RIEB ; in coll. K.Saito)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dacalana burmana ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 39, fig.116,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Gok Tum; Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Dacalana penicilligera ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 110, figs.♂(Phu Chong Na Yoi),♂(Un,Phu Chong Na Yoi),♀(Phu Chong Na Yoi),♀(Un,Phu Chong Na Yoi). (Phu Chong Na Yoi) (in part)
Dacalana sulabha sulabha ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022 : 52-53, figs.45(HT,♂),(HT,♂Un),46(PT,♀),(PT,♀Un),74e(Map). (E: Ubon Ratchathani; Mukdahan)

[ LAOS ]
Dacalana burmana ; Masui & Uehara,2015 : 24, figs.5a♂,5b♂(Un),5c♂(genitalia),6a♀,6b♀(Un). (Pakse)
Dacalana sulabha sulabha ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022 : 52-53, fig.74e(Map). (Paxse)

[ VIETNAM ]
Dacalana burmana ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Phong Dien)
Dacalana burmana ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 65. (C: Thua Thien Hue)
Dacalana sulabha sulabha ; Saito & Inayoshi,2022 : 52-53, figs.47(PT,♂),(PT,♂Un),48(PT,♀),(PT,♀Un),49(PT,♂),(PT,♂Un),50(PT,♀),(PT,♀Un),69(♂,genitalia),72f(♂,Fore-tarsus),73i(♂,FW-venation),74f(Map). (Khanh Hoa; Lam Dong; Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mukdahan : 1♂ (Paratype).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ubon Ratchatani : 2♂ 1♀ (Type series).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Pakse : 1♀ (Paratype).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Khanh Hoa : 1♂ 2♀ (Paratypes).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 3♂ (Paratypes).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Dong Nai : 2♂ 1♀ (Paratypes).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations.
This taxon is similar in appearance to Dacalana sinhara aoyamai, but the male genitalia is quite different.


Saito, K. & Inayoshi, Y.,2022 : A revision of the vidura group of the genus Dacalana Moore, 1884
Butterflies 88:39-63.
2022.08.31.

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