Mandarinia regalis baronesa  Fruhstorfer,1906

The Mandarin – ผีเสื้อแมนดาริน

Doi Inthanon (Chiang Mai) 15 March 2020

Doi Pha Hom Pok (Chiang Mai) 19 October 2014

This species is considered extinct in Thailand. Was first discovered in Chiang Dao mountain in 1975 and quickly heavily captured to sell to collectors worldwide. In few years the small population was exterminated due to the heavy captures and for a great fire that destroyed the delicate environment.

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