Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes  (Doubleday, 1842)

Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Up. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Un. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♀ Up. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♀ Up.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Up. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Un. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♀ Up. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♀ Up.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by A.M.Cotton) ♀, Bolikhamxai, Laos. (photo by A.M.Cotton)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Up. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Un. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♀ Up. Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♀ Up.
♂, Champasak, Laos. ♀, Oudomxay, Laos. (photo by A.M.Cotton)

ON : Papilio polyeuctes  Doubleday, 1842
OD : Zool. Miscell.(Gray) (2):74.
TL : Silhet. (♂)
Distribution : N.E.India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Yunnan.
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes map

Synonyms

Papilio philoxenus hostilius Fruhstorfer, 1908 : Ent. Zeit. 22(18):72. TL. Lang-Bian Plateau, S.Annam. (♂, NHML) (homonym)
Papilio philoxenus var.polymitis Tytler, 1912 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. (21)2:589.
Papilio nepenthes Ehrmann, 1920 : Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 15:21. TL. South East Assam.


Type Material Information

hostilius ; ♂, Type HT (red), Lang-Bien, Fruhstorfer. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Papilio philoxenus polyeuctes ; Jordan,1908-1909 : 32. (N.Siam)
Papilio philoxenus polyeuctes ; Godfrey,1916 : 109. (N: Record from literature, Seitz, 9:32.)
Papilio philoxenus polyeuctes ; Godfrey,1927 : 207. (N)
Papilio philoxenus polyeuctes ; Godfrey,1930 : 207. (Chiang Rai: Doi Chang; 'Prae: Me Song forest'; Pang Yao)
Atrophaneura philoxenus polyeuctes ; Pinratana,1977 : 15, figs.P9,♀,♂(Un). (N)
Parides polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Pinratana & Eliot,1992 : 14,40, pl.13, figs.10,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai)
Atrophaneura polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 70, pl.6, figs.P14,♂,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep-Pui; Chiang Dao; Wiang Pa Pao)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Racheli & Cotton,2010 : 53-56, fig.♂genitalia. (Thailand)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 115, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Doi Ankaan; Doi Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon; Khun Lao Village; Doi Musso)
Atrophaneura polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 70, pl.6, figs.P13,♂,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Chiang Dao; Wiang Pa Pao)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2021.10.03)

[ LAOS ]
Papilio philoxenus f.polyeuctes ; Dubois & Vitalis,1914 : 146. (Laos)
Papilio philoxenus f.polyeuctes ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 211. (Laos)
Papilio philoxenus f.polyeuctes ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 8. (Laos)
Byasa philoxenus polyeuctes ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 45, pl.2, figs.1♂,2♂(Un). (Nam Moh)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 200, pl.5, fig.♂. (Nong Het)
Atrophaneura polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Cotton & Racheli,[2007] : 332-333. (Lak Sao: Phou Chomvoy; Koun Kham)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Racheli & Cotton,2010 : 53-56, fig.♂,♂(Un). (Laos)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 41.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 128. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Papilio philoxenus ; Fruhstorfer,[1903] : 171. (S.Annam: Lang-Bian)
Papilio philoxenus polyeuctes ; Jordan,1908-1909 : 32. (Tonkin)
Papilio philoxenus f.polyeuctes ; Dubois & Vitalis,1914 : 146. (Tonkin / Annam)
Papilio philoxenus f.polyeuctes ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 211. (Tonkin / Annam)
Papilio philoxenus f.polyeuctes ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 8. (Tonkin / Annam)
Papilio philoxenus polyeuctes ; Metaye,1957 : 81. (N / C)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Shinkai,1999 : 49. (N: Tam Dao; Mt.Pia Oac / S: Bao Lac)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 7, figs.Pa-7,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Gung Re; Dai Duc Me)
Byasa polyeuctes ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 38. (Thua Thien Hue: Bach Ma)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Monastyrskii,2007 : 31-32, pl.5, figs.2a♂,2b♂,2c♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien; Tam Dao; Pia Oac; Pu Luong / C: Pu Mat; Vu Quang; Bi Doup/Nui Ba; Hon Ba; Bao Loc; Col de Blao; Col du Da Troun)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Racheli & Cotton,2010 : 53-56. (Vietnam)
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 11. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 12♂ 5♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 5♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 7♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Oudomxay : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xaignabouri : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bolikhamxai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to high elevations (alt.200m - 1800m).


Literature

Doubleday, E.,1842 : Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera.
Zool. Miscell. (J.E.Gray) (2):73-78, 1 cut.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1908 : Lepidopterologisches Pele-Mele. IV. Neue Papiliorassen.
Ent. Zeit. 22(18):72-73.

Tytler, H.C.,1912 : Notes on some new and interesting Butterflies from Manipur and the Naga Hills. Part 2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21(2):588-606, pl.B.

Ehrmann, G.A.,1920 : New exotic Papilios.
Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 15:21-22.


Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♂ with P.aristolochiae, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂
♂ (right) with B.dasarada, Lampang, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.
Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂ Byasa polyeuctes polyeuctes ♂
♂ with B.adamsoni, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ with B.adamsoni P.alcmenor, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1996.09.26 - 2021.10.31.

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