Cepora nadina nadina  (Lucas, 1852)

Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Un. Cepora nadina nadina ♀ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Tak, Thailand.
Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Un. Cepora nadina nadina ♀ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Un. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up.
♂, Champasak. Laos. ♂, Ninh Binh, Vietnam.
Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Un. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up. Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Up.
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Pieris nadina Lucas, 1852
OD : Revue Mag. Zool. (2)4:333-334.
TL : Silhet.
Distribution : Sikkim, Bhutan to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, China.
● ssp.nadina
ssp.andersoni
Cepora nadina nadina Map

Synonyms

Pieris nama Moore, [1858] : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. East India Co. 1:76. TL. Silhet ; Darjeeling ; Bootan. (NHML)
Pieris amba Wallace, 1867 : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)4(3):340. TL. N.India. (NHML)
Appias amboides Moore, 1884 : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal. Pt.2 53(1):46. TL. Silhet, Dihung, Assam. (NHML ; NZC)
Huphina nama hainanensis Fruhstorfer, 1913 : Ent. Rundsch. 30(16):92. TL. Hainan. (NHML)


Type Materials Imformation

amba ; ♂, Type (red), N.India. (NHML, examined)
amboides ; ♂, Type (red), Silhet. (NHML, examined) ; ♂, Type, 11.Jul.1879. Dihung. 'Barin'. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 276, figs.♂,♂(Un).
nama ; ♂, Type (red), Silhet. (NHML, examined) ; ♀, Type (red), Darjeeling. (NHML, examined)
hainanensis ;
♂, Type (red), Hainan. Fruhstorfer. (NHML, examined)
♀, Type (red), Hainan, whitehead. Fruhstorfer. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Huphina nadina nadina ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 142. (Siam)
Huphina nadina nadina ; Godfrey,1916 : 114.
Huphina nadina nadina ; Godfrey,1930 : 224. (all over)
Huphina nadina ; Godfrey,1931 : 192. (Ko Tao)
Huphina nadina nadina ; Godfrey,1932a : 265. (P)
Huphina nadina amba ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 70. (Prayao ;Me Soi Forest, N: Chaa Hom)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Pinratana,1983 : 14, pl.12, figs.23,♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chanthaburi; Chaiyaphum; Nakhon Nayok; Kanchanaburi; Nakhon Ratchasima; Loei; Saraburi; Uthai Thani)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 252, fig.47,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Phu Shang)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 18. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Ban Gok Tum)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 46. (Mukdahan: Nam Tok Tad Ton)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 146, pl.45, figs.Pi25,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Trat; Khao Soi Dao; Saraburi; Chiang Mai)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, fig.♂(Un),♀. (Koh Samui)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 163, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao; Phu Khiewo; Sarika; Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kao Khiewo; Kao Soi Dao; Sai York Noi; Erawan WF; Kaeng Krachan; Hua Hin)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 146, pl.45, figs.Pi25,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Trat; Khao Soi Dao; Saraburi; Chiang Mai)
Cepora nadina nadina ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Phetchabun; Saraburi) (accessed: 2022.08.04)

[ LAOS ]
Huphina nadina f.remba ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 19. (Laos)
Huphina nadina f.liquida ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 19. (Laos)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 49, pl.19, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un),7,♀,8,♀(Un). (Tha Ngone; Luang Prabang; Pakse; Nam Moh; Nam Ngum Dam)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 202, pl.33, figs.♂(dsf),♂(dsf,Un),♂,♂(Un),♀. (Lak Sao; Xam Neua; Thateng)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 39. (Thabok; Namdhua; Laksao)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Onodera,2009b : 34-35,36-37. (Vientiane: Namsong Riverside; Xieng Kouang: Nam Noen)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 42.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Cepora nadina nadina ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs,♂,♂(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 128. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Huphina nadina nadina ; Fruhstorfer,1910 : 142. (Tonkin / Annam)
Huphina nadina nadina ; Godfrey,1919 : 464. (S: Daban)
Huphina amba ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 218. (Annam / Tonkin)
Huphina nadina nadina f.hib.nama ; Metaye,1957 : 85. (N / C / S)
Huphina nadina nadina f.vern.amba ; Metaye,1957 : 85. (N / C / S)
Huphina nadina nadina f.aest.nadina ; Metaye,1957 : 85. (N / C / S)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Ikeda et al.,1998 : 23, figs.8:11,♂(wsf),12,♂(Un),13,♀(wsf),14,♂(dsf),15,♂(Un),16,♀(dsf),11:43(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Cepora nadina ; Vu,2003 : 56. (Phu Quoc)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Luong et al.,2004 : 2, 31, fig.♀ ; 32, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Cepora nadina ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 38. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Phong Dien; Bach Ma)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 11, 12(Pi-9,♂,♀). (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 16. (N / C / S)
Cepora nadina nadina ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 39. (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 8♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 6♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 6♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Prachuap Khiri Khan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chumphon : 1♂ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Champasak : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Ninh Binh : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 10♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 10 - 1400m). Both sexes visit flowers, and males frequently come to the banks of streams and puddles to suck water. Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Lucas, P.H.,1852 :
Description de nouvelles especes de Lepidopteres appartenant aux collections entomologiques du Musee de Paris.
(Quantrieme decade, Cinquieme decade, Sixieme Decade).
Revue Mag. Zool. (2)4(3):128-141; (4):189-198; (6):290-300; (7):324-343; (9):422-432.

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

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.,1884 :
Descriptions of some New Asiatic Lepidoptera; chiefly from Specimens contained inthe Indian Museum, Calcutta.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 53(1):16-52.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1913 : Neue indo-australische Rhopaloceren.
Ent. Rundsch. 30(16):91-92.


Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Cepora nadina nadina ♀
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Cepora nadina nadina ♂
♂, Chumphon, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul) ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Cepora nadina nadina ♂ Cepora nadina nadina ♂
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1996.10.31 - 2022.10.30.

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