Elymnias saueri  Distant, 1882

Elymnias saueri ♂ Up. Elymnias saueri ♂ Un. Elymnias saueri ♀ Up. Elymnias saueri ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Elymnias saueri ♂ Up. Elymnias saueri ♂ Un. Elymnias saueri ♂ Up. Elymnias saueri ♂ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.

ON : Elymnias saueri Distant, 1882
OD : Rhop. malayana : 65-66, pl.9, fig.3,♂.
TL : Province Wellesley, Malay Pen.
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
Langkawi, W.Malaysia.
Elymnias saueri map

Type Material Information

Syntype ♂, Province Wellesley, Malay Peninsula.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias malelas saueri ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 381. (Siam)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Pinratana,1988 : 10, pl.8, fig.11,♂. (Trang)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 234, pl.89, figs.S11,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Thung Salaeng Luang)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Uémura,2010 : 2.
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 234, pl.89, figs.N47,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Thung Salaeng Luang)
Elymnias saueri ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Phetchabun) (accessed: 2022.01.01)
Elymnias saueri ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 165, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Ban Tung Tong)
Elymnias saueri ; Wei et al.,2017 ; 104, fig.14, E♂ (Phetchabun)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 260, figs.Abb.S-072♂(Un),S-073♂(Un). (Phang Nga)

[ LAOS ]
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 64, not fig. (Vang Vieng)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.87, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng; Thateng)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Uémura,2003 : 2, fig.8 map.
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Uémura,2011 : 1. (C: Nahin Pass)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

[ VIETNAM ]
Elynmias casiphone saueri ; Luong et al.,2004 : 3, 45, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Ikeda et al.,1999 : 53, figs.4:7,♂,8,♂(Un), fig.9:19(♂,genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 32-33, pl.5, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un). (N: Ba Be; Cuc Phuong / C: Bu Huong)
Elymnias casiphone saueri ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 28, figs.S-6,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dai Duc Me)
Elymnias saueri ; Araya & Saito,2014 ; 17, figs.26,♂,♂(Un),27,♀,♀(Un). (Lam Dong: Dai Duc Me; Di Lihn)
Elymnias saueri ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 20. (N: Bac Can; Ninh Binh / C: Nghe An to Lam Dong)
Elymnias saueri ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 40, 48, figs.33,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 3♂ (incl.photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rather localized and uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.500m - 1000m). In flight, it is good mimic to Euploea mulciber (Danainae).


Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Araya, A. & Saito, K.,2014 : A revision of Elymnias kamara Moore and Elymnias casiphone Geyer
Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 67:12-24.

Wei, C.H., Lohman, D., Peggie, D. & Yen, S.H.,2017 : An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hübner,1818 (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae).
Zookeys 676:47-152.


Elymnias saueri ♂ Elymnias saueri ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul) ♂, Nan, Thailand.

1998.12.10 - 2022.01.31.

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