Elymnias penanga chelensis  Nicéville, 1890

Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Un. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♀ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♀ Un.
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Un. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♀ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Phuket, Thailand.
Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Un. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.
Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Un. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♀ Up. Elymnias penanga chelensis ♀ Un.
♂, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Elymnias chelensis Nicéville, 1890
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 5(3):200-202. pl.D, fig.3,♂.
TL : Khasi Hills. (Syntypes 2♂ Chelapunji, Khasi Hills.)
Distribution : Assam to Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam. [? Laos.]
● ssp.chelensis
ssp.penanga
Elymnias penanga chelensis map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Godfrey,1932a : 267. (P)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Pinratana,1988 : 10, pl.8, figs.12a♂,♀(f.hislopi). (Nakhon Nayok)
Elymnias penanga penanga ; Pinratana,1988 : 10, pl.8, figs.12b♂,♀. (Ranong; Phuket) (in part)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 236, pl.90, figs.S13a♂,♂(Un),♀. (Khao Yai; Phu Khieo)
Elymnias penanga penanga ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.90, figs.S13b♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Elymnias penanga penanga ; Uémura,2010 : 2. (Khao Poh Ta)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 236, pl.90, figs.N49a♂,♂(Un),♀. (Khao Yai; Phu Khieo)
Elymnias penanga penanga ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.90, figs.N49b♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Elymnias penanga penanga ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 166, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khao Yai; Nakohn Nayok)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Phetchabun) (accessed: 2022.01.01)
Elymnias penanga penanga ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 166. (Khlong Naka) (in part)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Wei et al.,2017 ; 94, fig.4, L♂ (Ranong)

[ LAOS ]
Elymnias penanga f.chelensis ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 31. (Vientiane)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, not fig. (list only)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Uémura,2003 : 2, fig.9 map.
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

[ VIETNAM ]
Elymnias penanga ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2003 : 82. (C: Huong Son)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 34, pl.5, figs.3a♂,3b♂(Un). (C: Huong Son / S: Nghia Trung)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 39, figs.S-52,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Elymnias penanga chelensis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 21. (C: Ha Tinh to Lam Dong / S: Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchabun : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 2♂ (photo by M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 10♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phuket : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is rather localized and uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.30m - 700m). In flight, it is similar to Euploea species (Danainae).


Literature

Nicéville, L. de.,1890 : On new and little-known butterflies from the Indian region,
with description of three New genera of Hesperidae.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 5(3):199-225, pls.D,E.

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 penanga chelensis ♂ Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♂, Phetchabun, Thailand.
Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂ Elymnias penanga chelensis ♂
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi) ♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)

1998.12.10 - 2022.01.31.

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