Athyma clerica clerica  Butler,1879

Athyma clerica clerica ♂ Up. Athyma clerica clerica ♂ Un. Athyma clerica clerica ♀ Up. Athyma clerica clerica ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Athyma clerica clerica ♂ Up. Athyma clerica clerica ♂ Un. Athyma clerica clerica ♀ Up. Athyma clerica clerica ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♀, Phetchaburi, Thailand.

ON : Athyma clerica Butler,1879
OD : Trans. linn. Soc. Lond.,(2)Zool. 1(8):540, pl.69, fig.5.
TL : Malacca.




Distribution : P.Thailand (Phetchaburi and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra.
Athyma clerica clerica Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Pantoporia abiasa clerica ; Pendlebury,1923 : 39. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Pantoporia abiasa clerica ; Godfrey,1930 : 285. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Pantoporia abiasa clerica ; Godfrey,1932a : 269. (P)
Athyma abiasa clerica ; Pinratana,1979 : 57, figs.N101,♂,♂(Un). (Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Athyma clerica clerica ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 62, pl.40, figs.111,♀,♂(Un). (Ranong / Nakhon Sri Thammarat)
Athyma abisara [sic] clerica ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 410, pl.179, figs.N115,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong / "Kanchanaburi")
Athyma clerica clerica ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 420, pl.183, figs.N281,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong / Surat Thani)
Athyma clerica clerica ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 90, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Khlong Naka)
Athyma clerica clerica ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2020.09.24)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phetchaburi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ (incl.photo and photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.900m - 1300m) and is often found at hilltops.

Literature

Butler, A.G.,1879 : The Butterflies of Malacca.
Trans. linn. Soc. Lond., (2)Zool. 1(8):533-568, pl.68,69.

Tsukada, E.,1985 : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands. IV Nymphalidae (1).
Plapac Co., Ltd. 558 pp. 158.col.pls.

Eliot, J.N. & L.G.Kirton,2000 : Revisional notes and nomenclatural changes of some Peninsular Malaysian butterflies
Malay. nat. J. 54(2):131-145.

Eliot, J.N.,2006 : Updating The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula
Malay. nat. J. 59(1):1-49.

Athyma clerica clerica ♂ Athyma clerica clerica ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)
Athyma clerica clerica ♂ Athyma clerica clerica ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

2006.03.10 - 2020.11.30.

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