Gerosis tristis tristis  (Eliot, 1959)

ON : Daimio phisara tristis Eliot, 1959
OD : Bull. Br. Mus. (nat. Hist.) Ent. 7(8):383, pl.10, fig.13(HT,♂).
TL : Ginting Sempak, Pahang, Malaya.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Tioman, Singapore.
● ssp.gaudialis
Gerosis tristis tristis map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 14.Apr.1937. Pahang, Ginting Sempak, 1750ft. J.N.Eliot
Paratype ♂, 03.Sep.1936. Singapore. J.N.Eliot

Records taken from Literature

Gerosis tristis tristis ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 43, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Than To WF.)


The butterfly is rare in montane forests at low elevations. Hitherto, only a few specimens have been recorded from Thailand.


Eliot, J.N.,1959 : New or little known Butterflies from Malaya.
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7(8) : 369-391, 1pl, 7 text-figs.

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