Lethe bhairava  (Moore, [1858])

Lethe bhairava ♂ Up. Lethe bhairava ♂ Un. Lethe bhairava ♂ Up. Lethe bhairava ♂ Un.
♂, 1992.03.23. Nan, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Debis bhairava Moore, [1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore,
Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Co. (1):217-218.
TL : Darjeeling. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand,
N.Vietnam, S.E.Tibet.
bhairava map

Synonym

Debis anysis Hewitson, [1862] : Ill. exot. Butts. 3:[73], pl.[37], fig.1♂(Un). (Debis I). TL. East India.


Type Material Information

bhairava ; Holotype ♀, Rh2547, Darjiling. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Lethe bhairava ; Inayoshi,2007 : 22, figs.9,♂,10,♂(Un). (Nan: Doi Phu Kha)
Lethe bhairava ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 252, pl.98, figs.N71,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha)
Lethe bhairava ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 173. (by literature)

[ VIETNAM ]
Lethe bhairava ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2003 : 84. (Tam Dao)
Lethe bhairava ; Monastyrskii,2005 : 62-63, pl.17, figs.2a♂,2b♂(Un),2c♀,2d♀(Un). (N: Tam Dao; Hoang Lien / C: Vu Quang)
Lethe bhairava ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 22. (N / C: to Ha Tinh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 3♂ ; Pua dist.
1992.03.23. 1♂, LC (YI).
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Notes

The figured specimen shown above is the first capturing record in Thailand. The butterfly is locally uncommon in montane forest at high elevations (Alt.1700m - 2000m).


Literature

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Hewitson, W.C.,[1862]-[1866] :
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies, selected chiefly from the Collections of W.Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson.
3:iv + [124]pp, 60 pls. Van Voorst, London.


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