Lethe verma stenopa  Fruhstorfer, 1908

Lethe verma stenopa ♂ Up. Lethe verma stenopa ♂ Un. Lethe verma stenopa ♀ Up. Lethe verma stenopa ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe verma stenopa ♂ Up. Lethe verma stenopa ♂ Un. Lethe verma stenopa ♀ Up. Lethe verma stenopa ♀ Un.
♂, Sekong, Laos. ♀, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Lethe verma stenopa Fruhstorfer, 1908
OD : Ent. Zeit. 22(31):127.
TL : Chiem-Hoa, Tonkin ; Tandong, Tenasserim. (NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
S.Yunnan, S.Guizhou, Jiangxi, Fujian, Hainan,
Lethe verma stenopa map

Type Materials Information

Syntype ♂, Chien-Hoa, Vietnam. (NHML. det. P.Ackery,1972)
Syntype ♂, #141527 Tandong, Tenasserim. 4000 ft. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lethe verma sintica ; Godfrey,1930 : 246-247. ("Prae: Me Song forest")
Lethe verma stenopa ; Pinratana,1988 : 12, pl.16, figs.21,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 242, pl.93, figs.S22,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok) (in part)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 242, pl.93, figs.N58,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok) (in part)
Lethe verma stenopa ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Kanchanaburi; Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2022.02.24)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 169, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok; Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon; Khun Lao Villege; Doi Musso)

[ LAOS ]
Lethe verma f.sintica ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 29. (Nape)
Lethe verma f.stenopa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 29. (Ban-Soui)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 64, pl.84, figs.3,♂,4,♂(Un). (Vang Vieng)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.91, figs.♂,♀. (Phong Saly)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Uémura,2003 : 4, fig.23 map. (Phong Saly; Lak Sao; Thateng)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Uémura,2006 : 3, fig.10,map. (Xam Neua; Phun Pan; Ban Saleui; Ban Ban; Phon Savan)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Uémura,2007 : 1, fig.4,map. (C: near border to Vietnam)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Uémura,2011 : 2. (S: near Taot)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

[ VIETNAM ]
Lethe verma stenopa ; Fruhstorfer,1911 : 324. (Tonkin: Chiem Hoa)
Lethe stenopa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 223. (Tonkin)
Lethe verma f.stenopa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 29. (Tonkin: Chiem-Hoa)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Metaye,1957 : 103. (N)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 54-55, pl.13, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un). (N: Hoang Lien; Tam Dao; Ba Be; Pu Luong / C: Pu Hoat; Pu Mat; Vu Quang; Song Thanh; Ngoc Linh; Kon Plong; Kon Cha Rang; Kon Ka Ka Kinh; Bi Doup; Bao Lam)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 31, figs.S-13,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Gung Re)
Lethe verma stenopa ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 22. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 8♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 6♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Luang Prabang : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bolikhamxai : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Houaphan : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 6♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (Alt.1200m - 2000m). Males are territorial on shrubs.
The female specimen shown in Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 is ssp.robinsoni from W.Malaysia.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1908 : Neue ostasiatische Satyriden.
Ent. Zeit. 22(31):127.


Lethe verma stenopa ♂ Lethe verma stenopa ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe verma stenopa
Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998.12.10 - 2022.02.28.

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