Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi  Westwood, [1851]

Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Up. Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Un. Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♀ Up. Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Up. Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Un. Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♀ Up. Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Zeuxidia doubledayi Westwood, [1851]
OD : in Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2):329.
TL : "India" [Malaya] (NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, W.Malaysia,
{Singapore}, Sumatra, Simeulue.
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi map

Synonyms

Zeuxidia nicevillei Fruhstorfer, 1895 : Ent. Nachr. 21:196-197. TL. Sumatra.
Zeuxidia pryeri Butler, 1897 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 6(19):470. TL. Sandakan, N.E.Borneo.
Zeuxidia doubledaii [sic] sumatrana Fruhstorfer, 1906 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 19(3):104. TL. Deli, N.E.Sumatra.
Zeuxidia doubledaii [sic] chersonesia Fruhstorfer, 1906 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 19(3):105. TL. Perak.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Zeuxidia doubledayi chersonesia ; Godfrey,1930 : 261. (Bangkok; Pang Nga: Khao Bang-to)
Zeuxidia doubledayi chersonesia ; Godfrey,1932a : 268. (P)
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ; Pinratana,1983 : 55, 63, pl.40, figs.18,♂,♀. (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 330, pl.139, figs.A20,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 332, pl.139, figs.N167,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Kanchanaburi; Nakhon Si Thammarat; Yala) (accessed: 2021.12.18)
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 148, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Muang Shone; Khlong Naka; Khao Luang; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)
Zeuxidia aurelius aurelius ; Küppers & Janikorn,2017 : 291, figs.Abb.M-067-068. (Phang Nga) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Kanchanaburi : 1♀ (photo by W.Tangngekkee).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 2♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 3♂ 1♀ (incl.photo & photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane dense forest mixed with bamboo at low to moderate elevations (alt.50m - 600m) and often comes to rotten fruits that has fallen to the ground. They prefer in the dark jungle and suddenly fly out from below and quickly fly away into the bush.


Literature

Westwood, J.O.,1850-1852 : In Doubleday et al., The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera.
vol.2 : ii + pp.251-534, pls.31-80,54. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1895 : Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem malayischen Archipel.
Ent. Nachr. 21:168-171, 196-197.

Butler, A.G.,1897 : On a new Nymphalid Butterfly from N.E.Borneo.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6)19:469-470.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 : Neue Zeuxidia Formen.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 19(3):104-106.


Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♀
♂, Krabi, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♂ Zeuxidia doubledayi doubledayi ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♀, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2007.10.10 - 2021.10.31.

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