Thauria aliris merguia  Tytler, 1939

Thauria aliris merguia ♂ Up. Thauria aliris merguia ♂ Un. Thauria aliris merguia ♀ Up. Thauria aliris merguia ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.
Thauria aliris merguia ♂ Up. Thauria aliris merguia ♂ Un. Thauria aliris merguia ♀ Up. Thauria aliris merguia ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.), Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.), Thailand.

ON : Thauria aliris merguia Tytler, 1939
OD : J. Bombay nat. Soc. 41:251.
TL : Mergui ; Ataran Valley. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar (Ataran to Mergui),
N.W & W.Thailand.

● ssp.intermedia
ssp.merguia
ssp.pseudaliris
Thauria aliris merguia map

Type Materials Information

♂, Type HT (red), Rh15349, Tytler. (NHML, examined)
♀, Allotype (red), Rh15350, Apr.1925. Ataran Valley, S.Burma. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Thauria aliris intermedia ; Godfrey,1930 : 262. (W: Me Wong)
Thauria aliris pseudaliris ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Thauria aliris merguia ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 151, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Sai Yok Noi)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.) : 3♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 3♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane dense forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1100m).
The relationship of taxa aliris and lathy is still unclear and hitherto sympatrically of both taxon has been unconfirmed. Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Tytler, H.,1939 : Notes on some new and interesting butterflies chiefly from Burma. pt.1.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 41(2):235-252.


Thauria aliris merguia ♂ Thauria aliris merguia ♂
♂, Tak, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Tak, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2020.06.30 - 2021.12.31.

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