Lethe mekara crijnana  Fruhstorfer, 1911

Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Un. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Un. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.
Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Un. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Un. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Un. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Up. Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Un.
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Lethe mekara crijnana Fruhstorfer, 1911
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:319, t.98c.
TL : Chien Hoa, Tonkin.
Distribution : Thailand, Laos, Vietnam,
S.Yunnan, S.Guangxi, Fujian.
● ssp.crijnana
ssp.gopaka
Lethe mekara crijnana map

Type Materials Information

Syntype ♂, Chien Hoa, Vietnam. VIII-IX.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lethe mekara ssp. ; Godfrey,1916 : 121. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Lethe mekara zuchara ; Godfrey,1927 : 121. (N)
Lethe mekara zuchara ; Godfrey,1930 : 246. (Prae: Me Song forest; Me Wong)
Lethe mekara gopaka ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 71. (Chanthaburi: Khao Sabap)
Lethe mekara zuchara ; Pinratana,1988 : 13, pl.12, figs.23a♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chiyaphum; Nakhon Nayok; Chonburi; Chanthaburi; Kanchanaburi)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 21, 23, fig.58,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 68, fig.116,♂. (Umphang: Tha-Sai ; Umphang)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.87,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 246, pl.94, figs.S25a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un).
Lethe mekara gopaka ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 246, pl.95, figs.S25b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 244, pl.94, figs.N61a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Lethe mekara gopaka ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 244, pl.94, figs.N61b♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kanchanaburi)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Kanchanaburi; Chanthaburi; Phetchabun) (accessed: 2022.02.24)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 170, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok; Doi Suthep; Ban Salok; Doi Pa Chang; Phu Khiewo; Sarika; Nakohn Nayok; Kratching WF; Kao Khiewo; Thong Pha Phun; Sai York Noi)

[ LAOS ]
Lethe mekara zuchara ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 64, pl.83, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un) ; pl.84, figs.1,♀,2,♀(Un). (Vang Vieng; Nam Moh)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.92, figs.♂,♀. (Nhahin; Thabok)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Uémura,2003 : 4, fig.29,map, fig.41,♂. (Oudomxay; Vang Vieng; Thabok; Nha Hin; Lak Sao)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 44. (Thabeng)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Uémura,2006 : 3, fig.13,map. (Ban Nakha; Vieng Thong; Lak Sao)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Uémura,2007 : 2, fig.6,map. (C: near border to Vietnam)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Uémura,2011 : 2. (C: Nahin Pass ; Namkata)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

[ VIETNAM ]
Debis mekara ; Joannis,1901 : 317. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Lethe mekara ssp. ; Godfrey,1919 : 466. (S: Daban)
Lethe crynana [sic] ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 223. (Tonkin)
Lethe mekara f.crijnana ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 29. (Tonkin)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Metaye,1957 : 103. (N)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Luong et al.,2004 : 4, 47, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 59, pl.15, figs.4a♂,4b♂(Un). (N: Na Hang; Ba Be; Tam Dao / C: Pu Hoat; Vu Quang; Ben En; Pu Mat; Xuan Lien; Ngoc Linh / S: Cat Tien; Nghia Trung)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 31, figs.S-17,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Lethe mekara crijnana ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 22. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

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

Chiang Rai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 8♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 2♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.350m - 1600m).


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1911 : 4. Familie: Satyridae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
313-328. (25.Apr.1911)


Lethe mekara crijnana ♂ Lethe mekara crijnana ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Lampang, Thailand.

1998.12.10 - 2022.02.28.

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