Kallima knyvetti  Nicéville, 1886

Kallima knyvetti ♂ Up. Kallima knyvetti ♂ Un. Kallima knyvetti ♀ Up. Kallima knyvetti ♀ Un.
♂, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Kallima knyvetti Nicéville, 1886
OD : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 2:267.
TL : Buxa, Bhutan.
Distribution : Bhutan, Assam, N.Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos.
Kallima knyvetti map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Kallima alompra ; Pinratana,1979 : 36, figs.N51,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Kallima knyvetti ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 38, pl.21, figs.47,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai)
Kallima knyvetti ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 380, pl.164, figs.N49,♂,♀. (Doi Inthanon)
Kallima knyvetti ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 510, pl.228, figs.N397,♂,♀. (Doi Inthanon)
Kallima knyvetti ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
Kallima knyvetti ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 64, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Kallima knyvetti ; Masui & Uehara,2001 : 7, figs.1,♂,♂(Un),2,♀,♀(Un). (Xam Neua)
Kallima knyvetti ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 44, pl.3, figs.Ny-41,♀,♀(Un). (Phou Pan)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♂ 4♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 3♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally uncommon in evergreen montane forest at high elevations (alt.1500m - 1800m) and is more cautious than other species. Males are territorial on trees.


Literature

Nicéville, L. de.,1886 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.
A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border, with numerous illustrations. Volume II (Nymphalidae, Libytheidae, Nemeobiidae).
Calcutta Central Press : vii + 332 pp, frontispiece, pls.18-24.


Kallima knyvetti ♂ Kallima knyvetti ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2008.02.29 - 2021.09.30.

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