Cepora nerissa dapha  (Moore, [1879])

Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Up. Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Un. Cepora nerissa dapha ♀ Up. Cepora nerissa dapha ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Up. Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Un. Cepora nerissa dapha ♀ Up. Cepora nerissa dapha ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Up. Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Un. Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Up. Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Appias dapha Moore, [1879]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(4):838-839.
TL : Moulmein to Meetan. (NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
Langkawi, W.Malaysia (Kedah).
● ssp.dapha
ssp.nerissa
Cepora nerissa dapha Map

Synonym

Cepora nerissa dapha wsf depuncta Talbot, 1939 : Fauna Brit. India (Butts) (ed.2) 1:366. TL. Bhamo, Burma. (NHML) (IFS)


Type Materials Information

dapha ;
♂, Type (red), Moulmein to Meetan. (NHML, examined)
♀, Type (red), Moulmein to Meetan, Upper Tenasserim. (NHML, examined)
depuncta ;
♂, Type HT (red), 17.5.38. Bhamo Dist., E.Burma, 700ft., T.P.Dewar. (NHML, examined)
♀, Type AT (red), May-Aug.1928. East Bhamo Dist., Upper Burma. T.P.Dewar. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 141. (Siam)
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Godfrey,1916 : 114.
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Godfrey,1927 : 120. (N)
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Godfrey,1930 : 224. (all over)
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Godfrey,1931 : 192. (Ko Tao)
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Godfrey,1932a : 265. (P)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Pinratana,1983 : 14, pl.12, figs.22,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi; Kanchanaburi; Loei; Nakhon Ratchasima; Phetchabun; Tak; Saraburi; Uthai Thani; Nonthaburi; Chonburi; Phetchaburi; Prachuap Khiri Khan; Trang)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 46, 58, fig.11,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Hin Khan)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 144, pl.44, figs.Pi24,♂,♂(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♀,♀(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un). (Ban Hong; Wang Chin; Mae Hong Son)
Cepora nerissa daphne [sic] ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2022.08.03)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 162, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Thung Saleng Luang; Phu Kradung; Phu Khiewo; Sarika; Wan Nam Khiewo; Bang Phra; Kao Soi Dao; Sai York Noi; Kanchanaburi; Kaeng Krachan; Than To WF.)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 144, pl.44, figs.Pi24,♂,♂(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♀,♀(Un),♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un). (Ban Hong; Wang Chin; Mae Hong Son)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 6. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Saraburi; Phetchaburi) (accessed: 2022.08.04)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 192-193, figs.Abb.Pi-039-040. (Phang Nga)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Chaianunporn & Chaianunporn,2019 : 87. (Chaiyaphum: Chulabhorn Dam)

[ LAOS ]
Huphina nerissa f.evagete ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 19. (Laos)
Huphina nerissa f.zeuxippe ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 19. (Laos)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 49, pl.18, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un) ; pl.19, figs.1,♀(dsf),2,♀(dsf,Un),3,♀(wsf),4,♀(wsf,Un). (Pakse; Tha Ngone; Vientiane; Nam Moh; Luang Prabang; Don Dok; Tha Dua)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 202, pl.33, figs.♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♀(dsf),♂,♂(Un),♀. (Xam Neua; Vientiane; Nong Het; Luang Phrabang)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Onodera,2009b : 34-35. (Vientiane: Namsong Riverside)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 42.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Huphina dapha ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 218. (Cambodge)

[ VIETNAM ]
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Godfrey,1919 : 464. (S: Daban)
Huphina nerissa nerissa ; Moulton,1923 : 132. (Pulo Condore)
Huphina nerissa dapha ; Metaye,1957 : 85. ("N" / C / S)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 11, figs.Pi-10,♂,♀. (Bin Thuan: Dong Tien; Ho Chi Minh)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 16. (C / S)
Cepora nerissa dapha ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 78. (S: Nui Cam; Nui Coto; Nui Ket)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 8♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 3♂ 2♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 7♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bangkok : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 3♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in fields, open land, wasteland and roadside around secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 10 - 1100m), and can also be found in the city. Both sexes visit flowers, and males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water.


Literature

Moore, F.,[1879] : A list of the lepidopterous insects collected by Mr.Ossian Limborg in upper Tenasserim,
with descriptions of new species.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(4):821-859, 3 pls.

Talbot, G.,1939 : Fauna of British India, including Ceylon & Burma. Butterflies. 1. (Papilionidae & Pieridae) (ed.2).
London : xxxix + 600pp, 1 map, 3 pls, 184 figs.

Yata, O., & Morishita, K.,1981 : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands II, Pieridae, Danaidae.
Plapac co., Ltd. 628pp. (162 col. pls.) (in Japanese)


Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Cepora nerissa dapha ♂
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (wsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Cepora nerissa dapha ♂ Cepora nerissa dapha ♂
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), 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.