Elymnias saola  Monastyrskii, 2004

Elymnias saola ♂ Up. Elymnias saola ♂ Un. Elymnias saola ♂ Up. Elymnias saola ♂ Un.
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.

ON : Elymnias saola Monastyrskii, 2004
OD : Atalanta(Juni) 35(1/2):45-47, col.pl.IIa,
figs.1(HT,♂), 2(HT,♂Un).
TL : Pu Mat, Nghe An,C.Vietnam. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : C.Thailand, C.Vietnam.
Elymnias saola map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 24.Sep.1998. Pu Mat N.R., Nghe An prov., C.Vietnam. Quang leg. (NHML)
Paratypes : 8♂ 1♀, same locality as holotype ; 1♂, 29.Oct.1998. Xuan Lien, Thanh Hoa, C.Vietnam. A.Monastyrskii leg.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias saola ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Phetchabun) (accessed: 2022.01.01)
Elymnias saola ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 29, figs.8,♂,8a♂,9,♂,♂(Un). (Phetchabun)

[ VIETNAM ]
Elymnias saola ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 33, pl.5, figs.2a(HT,♂),2b(HT,♂Un). (C: Pu Mat, Xuan Lien)
Elymnias saola ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 21, pl.3, figs.9a♂,9b♂(Un),9c♀. (C: Thanh Hoa to Thua Thien Hue)
Elymnias saola ; Wei et al.,2017 ; 104, fig.14, P(HT,♂). (Vietnam)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchabun : 5♂ (incl.photo by S.Sophonviwatkul) ; Khao Kho dist.
2005.05.01. 1♂, S.Sophonviwatkul (photo) ; 2016.09.16. 2♂, K.Yano (KY).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

New to Thailand. The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.700m).
The first finding from Thailand is taken a photo by Mr.Supat Sophonviwatkul in Phetchabun on 01.May.2005. This species is mimic to Euploea species (Danainae).


Literature

Monastyrskii, A.L.,2004 : Two new species of Nymphalidae (Satyrinae) from Vietnam (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera)
Atalanta (Juli2004)35(1/2)45-49, col.pl.IIa.

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 saola ♂ Elymnias saola ♂
♂, 2005.05.01. Phetchabun, Thailand.
(photo by S.Sophonviwatkul)
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.
Elymnias saola ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.

2005.12.13 - 2022.01.31.

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