Lethe minerva tritogeneia  Fruhstorfer, 1911

Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂ Up. Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂ Un. Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♀ Up. Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂ Up. Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂ Un. Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♀ Up. Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Lethe minerva tritogeneia Fruhstorfer, 1911
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 9:318.
TL : Tenasserim.
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam, S.Yunnan.
Lethe minerva tritogeneia map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lethe minerva ssp. ; Godfrey,1916 : 121. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Godfrey,1927 : 121. (N)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Pinratana,1988 : 14, pl.15, figs.29,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Phitsanulok; Kanchanaburi; Nakhon Ratchasima; Nong Khai; Phetburi; Ranong)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 21, fig.57,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Ban Na Lak)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 48. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 68, fig.117,♂. (Umphang)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 48, fig.86,♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 250, pl.97, figs.S32,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Uémura,2010 : 3.
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 250, pl.97, figs.N68,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Okamoto et al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Ratchaburi) (accessed: 2022.03.19)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 172, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Doi Pa Chang; Thung Saleng Luang; Bung Kahan; Phu Khiewo; Wan Nam Khiewo; Sai York Noi; Kam Puan; Khlong Naka)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 262-263, figs.Abb.S-080♂(Un),S-081♀(Un),S-082♂(Un),S-083♂(Un). (Phang Nga)

[ LAOS ]
Lethe minerva f.tritogeneia ; Dubois & Vitalis,1924 : 29. (Laos)
Lethe minerva (ssp.tritogeneia ?) ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 64, not fig. (list only)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 210, pl.91, figs.♂,♀. (Thabok; Phon Si)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Uémura,2003 : 4, fig.26,map, figs.37,♂,38,♀. (Nam Pouy; Ban Keun; Ban Nakah; Thabok; Lak Sao)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Uémura,2006 : 3, fig.12,map. (Ban Nakha; Phou Phanang; Vieng Thong)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Uémura,2011 : 2. (C: Tad Moon / S: Attapu to border 74km)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 48.

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

[ VIETNAM ]
Lethe minerva ssp. ; Godfrey,1919 : 466.
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 : 481. (Lam Dong: Dalat)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 57, pl.15, figs.1a♂,1b♂(Un),1c♀,1d♀(Un). (C: Da Lat / S: Cat Tien; Nghia Trung)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006c : 31, figs.S-15,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 22. (C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Rai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 6♂ 2♀ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Kanchanaburi : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 1♀ (photo by THNHM).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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

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


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.30m - 1300m) and is especially found in and around bamboo forests.


Literature

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


Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂ Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂ Lethe minerva tritogeneia ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1998.12.26 - 2022.03.31.

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