Wednesday, 7 December 2016

214. Neorina patria westwoodii (The White Owl)

Number: 214
Family: Nymphaliidae
Sub-Family: Satyriinae
Species: Neorina patria westwoodii Moore, [1891]
Common name(s): The White Owl
Photography location: Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc Prov.)

Neorina patria is a large species of satyrine butterfly found in India (Assam), Burma, Thailand, Laos, China and Vietnam. 
In Vietnam, this montane species is recorded from the north and center of the country (to Ha Tinh Prov.) (Monastyrskii  & Devyatkin, 2016).

Neorina patria westwoodii - Tam Dao, 16th November 2016
Specimen found in relatively undisturbed closed forest, at 900m asl

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