Charaxes durnfordi merguia   Tytler,1926

durnfordi merguia male Up. durnfordi merguia male Un. durnfordi merguia female Up. durnfordi merguia female Un.
‰, 1987.04.12. Khao Chong, Trang, Thailand. Š, 1992.03.31. Muang Chone, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Charaxes durnfordi merguia  Tytler,1926
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 31(3):579, pl.5, fig.2.‰
TL : Mergui.




Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand.
durnfordi merguia map


Synonym

Charaxes durnfordi miyashitai  Hanafusa,1987 : Iwase 4:23, pl.8, figs.1-4. TL.Ranong, Thailand.


Type Materials Information

miyashitai :
Holotype ‰, Ranong, S.Thailand. / 1986.Jan.15. (in Coll. Hanafusa)
Paratypes :
Ranong: 1Š, 1981.Jan.10 ; 1Š, 1982.Jan. ; 1‰, 1985.Jan. ; 1‰, 1985.Feb.
Trang: 1‰, 1983.Jan.18 ; 1‰, 1985.Dec.30 ; 1‰, 1986.Jan.12 ; 1‰, 1986.Jan.13. ; 2‰, 1986.Jan.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Charaxes durnfordi ; Pendlebury,1923 : 42-43. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Charaxes durnfordi durnfordi ; Godfrey,1930 : 304. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Charaxes durnfordi durnfordi ; Godfrey,1932a : 270. (Peninsular)
Charaxes durnfordi durnfordi ; Pinratana,1979 : 108, fig.N181,‰,Š. (Ranong / Trang)
Charaxes durnfordi durnfordi ; Pinratana,1996 : 97, pl.74,‰,Š. (Ranong / Trang / Satun)
Charaxes durnfordi durnfordi ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 484, pl.216, fig.N199,‰,‰(Un),Š. (Ranong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Ranong, Muang Chone.    1992.03.31       1Š   S.Ruangrit (YI)
 Trang, Khao Chong.      1987.04.12   1‰       P.Sukkit   (YI)

Notes
I think ssp.miyashitai will be a synonym of ssp.merguia.

Literature

Tytler, H.,1926 : Notes on some new and interesting Butterflies from India and Burma. Part 2.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 31(3):578-590, 3 pls.

Hanafusa, H.,1987 : New Subspecies of Charaxes, Polyura and Moduza from South East Asia.
Iwase 4:14-37, 4 pls.

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