Euripus nyctelius euploeoides  Felder & Felder, [1867]

Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂ Up. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂ Un. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Up. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂ Up. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂ Un. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Up. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Up. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Un. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Up. Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♀ Un.
♀, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Euripus euploeoides Felder & Felder, [1867]
OD : Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3):415.
TL : Malacca Interior.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia.

● ssp.nyctelius
ssp.euploeoides
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides map

Synonym

Idrusia nyctelius euploeoides ♀-forma isina Corbet, 1947 : Entomologist 80(2):29. TL. Malacca.


Records taken from Literature

Euripus halitherses pfeifferae ; Pendlebury,1923 : 41. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Lan Saka)
Euripus halitherses pfeifferae ; Godfrey,1930 : 300. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Lan Saka)
Euripus halitherses pfeifferae ; Godfrey,1932a : 270. (P)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; Pinratana,1979 : 94, figs.N161,♂,♀,♀,♀,♀,♀,♀. (Yala) (in part)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius ♀f.nyctelius ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 90, pl.67. (Trang; Yala) (in part)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius ♀f.isa ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 90, pl.67. (Yala)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius ; Les Day,2011- : Butterflies of Koh Samui, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.09.26)
Euripus nyctelius nyctelius ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 126-127, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ka Chong; Than To WF.)
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2019- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2021.09.26)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 7♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt. 450m - 900m).
Female is mostly a form of mimicry of Eupleae radamantus (Danainae) and looks exactly like it in flight.


Literature

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,[1867] :
Reise der osterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Behilfen des Commodore B. von Wullerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Band 2. Abtheilung 2.
Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (1):1-136, pl.1-21(Rhop.) (C.& R.Felder, [1865]) ; (2):137-378, pl.22-47 (Rhop.)(C.& R.Felder,1865) ; (3):379-536, pl.48-74(Rhop.) (C.& R.Felder,1867) ; (4):537-548, pl.75-120, (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-9 (pl.1-74), (Felder & Rogenhofer,1874) ; (5):pl.121-140, (erklarung) 1-10 (pl.75-107), (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-20 (pl.108-140), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)

Corbet, A.S.,1947 : Papers on Malayasian Rhopalocera 1. The forms of Idrusia nyctelius (Dbl. 1845) in the Malay Peninsula
Entomologist 80(2):28-29.

Masui, A. & Inomata, T.,1995 : Apaturinae of the World (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) 7
Yadoriga 160:2-16. (in Japanese)


Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂ Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.
Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂ Euripus nyctelius euploeoides ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

2019.10.31 - 2021.10.31.

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