Athyma matanga  (Fruhstorfer, 1905)

Athyma matanga ♂ Up. Athyma matanga ♂ Un.
♂, 2022.07.30. Yala, Thailand.

ON : Pantoporia abiasa matanga Fruhstorfer, 1905
OD : Soc. ent. 20(7):50.
TL : Mt.Matang ; Pontainak ; Kina-Balu.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra,
Borneo.
Athyma matanga Map

Synonym

Pantoporia ranga malaya Pendlebury, 1933 : J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 17(2):395-396. TL. Bukit Kutu, Selangor, Malaysia.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
'Athyma ranga malaya ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 62, pl.20, fig.110b♂. (no loc.)'
Athyma ranga malaya ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 410, pl.179, figs.N114b♂,♂(Un). ('Ranong')
Athyma ranga malaya ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 420, pl.183, figs.N280,♂,♂(Un). ('Ranong')
Athyma matanga malaya ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 86. (by literature)
Athyma matanga ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2021- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.10.20)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 2♂ (incl.photo by S.Atdhabhan).
Betong dist : 2019.09.03. 1♂ S.Atdhabhan (photo) ; 2022.07.30. 1♂ S.Atdhabhan (YI)
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Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations.
Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 recorded it from 'Ranong', but this is rather doubtful and reconfirmation by reliable specimens is needed.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1905 : Neue Rhopaloceren aus Borneo
Soc. ent. 20(7):49-50.

Pendlebury, H.M.,1933 : Notes and new Records of Butterflies from the Malay Peninsula.
J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 17(2):377-401.

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

Eliot, J.N. & Kirton, L.G.,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 matanga ♂ Athyma matanga ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2020.10.31 - 2022.10.31.

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