Delias hyparete indica  (Wallace, 1867)

Delias hyparete indica ♂ Up Delias hyparete indica ♂ Un Delias hyparete indica ♀ Up Delias hyparete indica ♀ Un
♂, Bangkok, Thailand. ♀, Chonburi, Thailand.
Delias hyparete indica ♂ Up Delias hyparete indica ♂ Un Delias hyparete indica ♀ Up Delias hyparete indica ♀ Un
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Delias hyparete indica ♂ Up Delias hyparete indica ♂ Un Delias hyparete indica ♂ Up Delias hyparete indica ♂ Un
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Thyca hierte var.indica Wallace,1867
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)4(3):351.
TL : Siam ; India ; Burmah.
Distribution : Nepal, India to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, S.China.
● ssp.indica
ssp.metarete
Delias hyparete indica Map

Synonyms

Thyca devaca Moore,1872 : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):566. TL. Burmah.
Delias hyparete ciris Fruhstorfer,1910 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:125. TL. Siam ; Tonkin ; Cochin China ; Tenasserim.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Delias hyparete ciris ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 125. (Siam)
Delias hyparete ciris ; Godfrey,1916 : 113. (Bangkok)
Delias hyparete ciris ; Godfrey,1927 : 120. (N)
Delias hyparete ciris ; Godfrey,1930 : 222. (except P)
Delias hyparete indica ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 70. (Paknampho)
Delias hyparete indica ; Pinratana,1983 : 9, pl.8, figs.13a♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Bangkok; Nan; Nonthaburi; Nong Khai; Nakhon Ratchasima; Tak; Petchaburi; Prachuap Khiri Khan; Chachoengsao; Mahasarakham)
Delias hyparete indica ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 65, fig.47,♂. (Umphang: Tha Sai)
Delias hyparete indica ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 46, fig.33&,#9794;. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon; Nan)
Delias hyparete indica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 136, pl.40, figs.Pi13a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wang Chin; Bangkok)
Delias hyparete indica ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 169, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Doi Suthep; Bangkok; Bang Phra; Kao Khiewo)
Delias hyparete indica ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 136, pl.40, figs.Pi13a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wang Chin; Bangkok)

[ LAOS ]
Delias hyparete indica ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 49, pl.16, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un),7,♀,8,♀(Un). (Simouang; Vientiane; Nam Moh; Luang Prabang; Pakse)
Delias hyparete indica ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 202, pl.31, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Luang Phrabang; Muang Khoua; Xaignabouri)
Delias hyparete indica ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 39. (Thabok; Thakhek)
Delias hyparete indica ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 42.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Delias hyparete indica ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 128. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Delias hierte ; Joannis,1901 : 328. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Delias hyparete ciris ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 125. (Tonkin)
Delias hierte ; Lemee,1950 : 5. (Hagiang)
Delias hierte ; Lemee,1950 : 63. (Saigon)
Delias hyparete ciris ; Metaye,1957 : 84. (N / C / S)
Delias hyparete hierte ; Metaye,1957 : 84. (N / C / S)
Delias hyparete hierte ab.indica ; Metaye,1957 : 84. (N / C / S)
Delias hyparete indica ; Ikeda et al.,1998 : 19, figs.7:3,♂,4,♂(Un),5,♀,6,♀,10:34(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Delias hyparete ; Vu,2003 : 56. (Phu Quoc)
Delias hyparete indica ; Luong et al.,2004 : 2, 30, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Delias hyparete ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 38. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi)
Delias hyparete indica ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 11, figs.Pi-5,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Ho Chi Minh)
Delias hyparete indica ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 16. (N / C / S)
Delias hyparete indica ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 39. (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)
Delias hyparete indica ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 78. (S: Nui Cam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 6♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Rai : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 4♀ (incl.photo & photo by M.Sugiyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phayao : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Saraburi : 1♀ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bangkok : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♂ 1♀ (photo by E.Ikari).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂ (photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by K.Phongpiyamit).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is very common in montane and secondary forest at low to high elevations (Alt. 10 - 1400m), and can also be found in the city. Both sexes visit flowers, and males occasionally come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Wallace, A.R.,1867 : On the Pieridae of the Indian and Australian Regions.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)4(3):301-416, pls.6-9.

Moore, F.,1872 : Descriptions of New Indian Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):555-583, pls.32-34.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1910 : 2. Familie: Pieridae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
121-144. (14.Jan.1910)


Delias hyparete indica ♂ Delias hyparete indica ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Saraburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Delias hyparete indica ♂ Delias hyparete indica ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♀, Vientiane, Laos. (photo by K.Phongpiyamit)
Delias hyparete indica ♂+♀ Delias hyparete indica ♀,♂
♂+♀ (mating), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ with 2♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Delias hyparete indica ♂ Delias hyparete indica ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by M.Sugiyama) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1996.10.31 - 2022.08.31.

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