Lethe vindhya vindhya  (Felder & Felder, 1859)

Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Un. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♀ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Un. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♀ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Un. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Un. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Up. Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♂, Surat Thani, Thailand.

ON : Debis vindhya Felder & Felder, 1859
OD : Wien. ent. Monats. 3(12):402-403.
TL : 'Assam' (NHML)
Distribution : Nepal, Bhutan, N.India, Myanmar,
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan.
Lethe vindhya vindhya map

Synonyms

Lethe alberta Butler, 1871 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4)8:283. TL. 'Benares'
Debis dolopes Hewitson, 1872 : Ent. mon. Mag. 9:85. TL. Darjeeling.
Lethe vindhya ladesta Fruhstorfer, 1911 : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:319. TL. Tenasserim.


Type Materials Information

vindhya ; Syntype ♂, #141538, Assam (?) (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lethe vindhya ; Godfrey,1927 : 121. (N)
Lethe vindhya ; Godfrey,1930 : 246. (Chiang Rai; Chiang Mai)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Pinratana,1988 : 13, pl.14, figs.26,♂,♀,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Ranong)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 248, pl.96, figs.S29,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Dao)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 248, pl.96, figs.N65,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Dao)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Uémura,2010 : 4.
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 248, pl.96, figs.N65,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Dao)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai) (accessed: 2022.02.24)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 171, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Par Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Muang Shone)

[ LAOS ]
Lethe vindhya f.ladesta ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 29. (Muong-Khat)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 64, pl.83, figs.5,♂,6,♂(Un). (Phatong)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 5, figs.12,♀,♀(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.92, figs.♂,♀. (Xam Neua; Xiang Khouang)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Uémura,2003 : 4-5, fig.30 map, fig.42,♂. (Xam Neua; Lak Sao)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Uémura,2006 : 3, fig.14,map. (Nha Hin Pass; Lak Sao)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 128. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lethe vindhya ; Lemee,1950 : 8. (Backan; Hanoi)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Luong et al.,2004 : 4, 47, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 59-60, pl.17, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un),1c♀. (N: Hoang Lien; Tam Dao; Ba Vi; Cuc Phuong / C: Pu Hoat; Pu Mat; Huong Son; Vu Quang; Bach Ma; Ngoc Linh; Kon Plong; Kon Cha Rang; Kon Ka Kinh; Hon Ba; Cat Tien)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 31, fig.S-18,♂. (Lam Dong: Gung Re)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 39, fig.S-18,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 22. (N / C)
Lethe vindhya vindhya ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 40. (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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

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


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


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (Alt.600m - 1600m). Males are territorial on shrubs.


Literature

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,1859 : Lepidopterologische Fragmente. IV.
Wien. ent. Monats. 3(12):390-405, Pls.7-9.

Butler, A.G.,1871 : Descriptions of some new Species of Lepidoptera, chiefly from the Collection of Mr.Wilson Saunders.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4)8:282-291.

Hesitson, W.C.,1872 : Descriptions of seven new exotic Rhopalocera.
Ent. mon. Mag. 9:83-86.

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


Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂ Lethe vindhya vindhya ♂
♂, Lampang, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998.12.18 - 2022.02.28.

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