Dryas iulia moderata  (Riley,1926)


ON : * Colaenis julia modesta Riley,1926
OD : Entomologist 59(9):241-242.
TL : "Honduras". (ZMHB)

Distribution : P.Thailand, W.Malaysia, Texas, Mexico, C.America, Ecuador.


Synonym

Colaenis iulia delila f.moderata Stichel,1908 : in Genera Insectorum 63:12 (note 3). TL. Chimbo, Honduras.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Dryas iulia ; Küppers,2007 : 325, figs.Abb.1-5. (Phang Nga: Khao Lak / Nakhon Si Thammarat: Khao Luang / Chumphon: Lang Suan)
Dryas iulia ssp. ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui / Koh Phangan)
Dryas iulia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 374, pl.160 figs.N203,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phuket / Nakhon Si Thammarat / Surat Thani / Chumphon)
Dryas iulia modesta ; Burg et al.,2014 : 1-6, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Phuket / Phi Phi Don / Samui / Nakhon Si Thammarat / Phang-Nga / Chumphon)
Dryas iulia ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 43, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Phuket)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 2♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
According to Burg et al,2014, This species was introduced to Thailand by the Phuket Butterfly Garden.

Literature

Stichel, H.,1908 : Lepidoptera Rhopalocera. Fam. Nymphalidae. Subfam. Dioninae Genera Insectorum
63:1-38, pl.1-3.

Küppers, P.V.,2007 : Ist Dryas iulia (Fabricius,1775) mittlerweile ein fester Bestandteil der thailandischen Lepidopterenfauna ? (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)
Atalanta 38(3/4):325-328.

Burg, N.A., A.Pradhan, R.M.Gonzalez, E.Z.Morban, E.W.Zhen, W.Sakchoowong & D.J.Lohman,2014 :
Inferring the Provenance of an Alien Species with DNA Barcodes: The Neotropical Butterfly Dryas iulia in Thailand
Plos one 9: ussye 8, e104076.

Dryas iulia moderata Dryas iulia moderata
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Dryas iulia moderata Dryas iulia moderata
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

2019.09.30.

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