Lethe distans  Butler, 1870

Lethe distans ♂ Up. Lethe distans ♂ Un. Lethe distans ♀ Up. Lethe distans ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe distans ♂ Up. Lethe distans ♂ Un. Lethe distans ♀ Up. Lethe distans ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Sekong, Laos.

ON : Lethe distans Butler, 1870
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870(4):488.
TL : Darjeeling. (NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand,
Laos, C.Vietnam, S.E.Tibet.
Lethe distans map

Type Materials Information

Syntype ♀, Rh2558, Darjiling. (NHML) ; Syntype ♀, #141542, Darjiling. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lethe distans ; Pinratana,1988 : 13, pl.15, fig.24,♂. (Chiang Mai)
Lethe distans ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 246, pl.95, figs.S26,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Inthanon; Omkoi; Mae Sariang)
Lethe distans ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 246, pl.95, figs.N62,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Inthanon; Omkoi; Mae Sariang)
Lethe distans ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 170, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂. (Doi Par Hom Pok; Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Lethe distans ; Masui & Uehara,2015 : 21, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un),3a♀,3b♀(Un). (Xam Neua)
Lethe distans ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 29, figs.12,♀,♀(Un). (Sekong)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lethe distans ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 : 481. (Ngoc Linh; Kon Ka Kinh)
Lethe distans distans ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 58-59, pl.15, figs.3a♂,3b♂(Un),3c♀. (C: Ngoc Linh; Kon Ka Kinh; Kon Plong)
Lethe distans distans ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 22. (C: Kon Tum)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montene forest at moderate to high elevations (Alt.1300m - 1800m).


Literature

Butler, A.G.,1870 : Descriptions of some new diurnal Lepidoptera, chiefly Hesperiidae.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870(4):485-520.


1998.12.18 - 2022.02.28.

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