Byasa nevilli  (Wood-Mason, 1882)

Byasa nevilli ♂ Up. Byasa nevilli ♂ Un.
♂, 2003.04.--. Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Papilio nevilli  Wood-Mason, 1882
OD : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)9:105.
TL : "Silchar, Cachar" [Silchar, Assam]. (NHML)
Distribution : India, Myanmar, N.Vietnam,
Yunnan, Sichuan.
Byasa nevilli map


Papilio chentsong Oberthür, 1886 : Étud. ent. 11:13-14, pl.1, fig.1. TL. "Yerkalo" [W.China]
Papilio chentsong Ab. luctus Oberthür, 1914 : Étud. Lép. comp. 9(2):45, pl.CCLII, fig.2133,♂. TL. "Région sino-thibétaine de Tâ-tsien-lou" [Kangding, W.Sichuan] (IFS).
Papilio nivelli Draeseke, 1923 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 37:55. (ISS)

Type Materials Information

chentsong ; ♂, Type (red). (NHML, examined)
luctus ; ♂, Type (red), Chasseurs indigenes de Ta-tsien-lou. (NHML, examined)

Records taken from Literature

Byasa nevilli ; Funahashi & Saito,2013 : 58, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Ha Giang: Dong Van)
Byasa nevilli ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 11. (by literature)

Specimens Examined

Ha Giang : Dong Van, 2003.04.--. 1♂. LC
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


The specimen shown above is the first record from Vietnam.


Wood-Mason, J.,1882 :
Descriptions of two new Species of Papilio from Northeastern India, with a Preliminary Indication of an apparently new and remarkable Case of Mimicry between the two distinct Groups which they represent.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)9:103-105.

Oberthür, C.,1886 : Nouveaux Lépidoptères du Thibet
Étud. ent. 11:13-38, pls.1-7.

Oberthür, C.,1914 : Lépidoptères de la région sino-thibétaine
Étud. Lép. comp. 9(2):41-60.

Funahashi, A. & Saito, K.,2013 : A record of Byasa nevilli (Wood-Mason,1882) in Vietnam.
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 63:58.

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