Delias patrua shan  Talbot, 1937

Delias patrua shan ♂ Up. Delias patrua shan ♂ Un. Delias patrua shan ♂ Up. Delias patrua shan ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Delias patrua shan ♂ Up. Delias patrua shan ♂ Un. Delias patrua shan ♂ Up. Delias patrua shan ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Delias patrua shan Talbot, 1937
OD : Monogr. Delias 6:266.
TL : Loimwe, Shan States, Burma. (NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
Delias patrua shan Map

Type Materials Information

♂, Type (red), 22.Apr.1923. Loimwe, S.Shan St. 5,600 ft. (NHML, examined)
♀, Paratype (yellow), 08.Apr.1927. Loimwe, S.Shan St. H.C.Tytler. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Delias patrua shan ; Pinratana,1983 : 5, pl.2, figs.1,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Delias berinda boyleae ; Pinratana,1983 : pl.3, fig.4,♂. (in part)
Delias patrua shan ; Yagishita et al.,1993 : pl.88, figs.3,♂,4,♂(Un). (N.Thai: Fang)
Delias patrua shan ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 126, pl.35, figs.Pi1,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon)
Delias patrua shan ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 165, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Doi Inthanon)
Delias patrua shan ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 126, pl.35, figs.Pi1,♂,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon)
Delias patrua shan ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2017- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2022.06.19)

[ LAOS ]
Delias patrua shan ; Nakamura et al.,2010 : 23, figs.4,♂,♂(Un). (Phou Samsoum)
Delias patrua shan ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 42, pl.1, figs.Pi-2,♂,♂(Un). (Phou Samsoum)

[ VIETNAM ]
Delias patrua shan ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 15. (N)


Specimens Examined

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


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at high elevations (Alt. 1600 - 2200m). Males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water together with berinda, belladonna and sanaca.


Literature

Talbot, G..1937 : A Monograph of the Genus Delias. (6):261-656, 48 pls.
British Museum Natural History.

Yagishita, A., Nakano, S. & Morita, S.,1993 : An Illustrated List of the Genus Delias Hübner of the World.
409 pls, 384 pp, Khepera Publishers, Tokyo.


Delias patrua shan ♂
♂ (left foreground) with belladonna and berinda, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1996.10.31 - 2022.06.30.

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