|"Assam" NE India; July 1950 coll: panganiban||Irang River, Manipur India 1913|
Rare and seldom seen, P elphenor is found only in
a small area of NE India Burma and N Thailand. Specimens commonly demand
prices of 2500$ US or more. Little is known of its habits and life cycle.
One subspecies, schanus, has been described, but is bogus.