Tanaecia julii odilina  (Fruhstorfer, 1913)

Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Un. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Un. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Un. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Un. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Nan, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Nan, Thailand.
Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Un. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Up. Tanaecia julii odilina ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Euthalia julii odilina Fruhstorfer, 1913
OD : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde 9:657.
TL : Burma.
Distribution : C.Myanmar to N. to C.Thailand.
● ssp.julii
ssp.odilina
ssp.xiphiones
ssp.mansori
Tanaecia julii odilina map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia juli [sic] odilina ; Godfrey,1916 : 130.
Euthalia juli [sic] odilina ; Godfrey,1927 : 124. (N)
Euthalia julii odilina ; Godfrey,1930 : 289. (Prae: Me Song forest) (in part)
Tanaecia julii odilina ; Pinratana,1979 : 68, figs.N118a♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chaiyaphum; Nakhon Ratchasima) (in part)
Tanaecia julii odilina ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 70, pl.44, figs.127a♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum; Nakhon Ratchasima) (in part)
Tanaecia julii odilina ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 70, fig.165,♀. (Umphang: Umphang; Tha Sai)
Tanaecia julii odilina ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 422, pl.185, figa.N132a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Tanaecia julii odilina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 432, pl.189, figs.N298a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai; Mae Hong Son)
Tanaecia julii odilina ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 98, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Chiang Dao; Doi Suthep; Phu Khiewo; Nakohn Nayok; Wan Nam Khiewo)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 13♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (Alt. 300 - 1600m) and males are territorial on shrubs or undergrowth.
The relationship between populations from Vietnam to S.E.Thailand and the ssp.odilina from C.Thailand to C.Myanmar is difficult to establish. The dry season form of the nominotypical subspecies looks very similar to the wet season form of odilina and cannot be clearly distinguished from that taxon, whereas odilina has a distinct dry season form. I assume that they are a large cline from Vietnam to C.Myanmar, and taxon odilina might be a synonym of julii as Monastyrskii,2019 mentioned. Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1905 : Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet.
Ent. Zeit. 19(10):51.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1913 : 6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9
657-664. (12.Jan.1913)


Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Tanaecia julii odilina ♀
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tanaecia julii odilina ♂ Tanaecia julii odilina ♂
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2006.12.30 - 2021.06.30.

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