Papilio castor dioscurus  Jordan, 1909

Papilio castor dioscurus ♂ Up. Papilio castor dioscurus ♂ Un. Papilio castor dioscurus ♂ Up. Papilio castor dioscurus ♂ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Papilio castor dioscurus Jordan, 1909
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:45.
TL : Than Moi, Tonkin. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : N.Vietnam, Guangxi.
● ssp.mahadeva
ssp.dioscurus
ssp.kanlanpanus
Papilio castor dioscurus map

Type Materials Information

Syntypes 4♂, Juni-Juli, Than Moi, Tonkin. H.Fruhstorfer (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
'Papilio castor dioscurus [Papilio castor castor] ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 76, pl.9, figs.P24,♂,♂(Un). ('Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok' [recte Kachin, Myanmar])'
'Papilio castor dioscurus ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 122. (by literature)'
'Papilio castor dioscurus [Papilio castor castor] ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 76, pl.9, figs.P23a♂,♂(Un). ('Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok' [recte Kachin, Myanmar])'

[ VIETNAM ]
Papilio castor ; Fruhstorfer,[1903] : 175-176. (Tonkin: Than Moi)
Papilio castor ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 11. (Tonkin)
Papilio castor ab.mesites ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 11. (Tonkin: Than Moi)
Papilio castor ; Lemee,1950 : 3. (Hagiang)
Papilio castor dioscurus ; Metaye,1957 : 82. (N)
Papilio castor castor ; Metaye,1957 : 82. (N)
Papilio castor castor ab.♂mesites ; Metaye,1957 : 82. (N)
Papilio castor dioscurus ; Shinkai,1999 : 52-53. (N)
Papilio castor dioscurus ; Monastyrskii,2007 : 54-55, pl.13, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un),1c♀. (N: Ba Be; Na Hang; Huu Lien)
Papilio castor dioscurus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 12. (N: Tuyen Quang ; Bac Can ; Lang Son)


Specimens Examined

[ VIETNAM ]
Tonkin : 4♂ (Type series).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ha Giang : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded this taxon at 'Doi Pha Hom Pok, Thailand', however it is incorrect. The specimen is Papilio castor castor, caught in Kachin, Myanmar.


Literature

Jordan, K.,1909 : Die Indo-Australische Tagfalter. Papilionidae in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde
9:41-48.


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