Tanaecia clathrata violaria  Butler,[1869]

Tanaecia clathrata violaria ♂ Up. Tanaecia clathrata violaria ♂ Un.
♂, Satun, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Tanaecia violaria Butler,[1869]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1868(3):612, pl.45, fig.8,♀.
TL : Singapore. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Trang and Southward), W.Malaysia,
Tanaecia clathrata violaria map


Tanaecia nicevillei Distant,1884 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)14:199-200. TL. Perak.
Euthalia ellida subclathrata Staudinger,1896 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris], 9:237-238. TL. Tanjong Malim, Malacca. (♂, ZMHU)

Type Material Information

violaria : Syntype ♀, Type (red), Singapore. (NHML) : Yokochi,2016 :16, fig.30,♀.
subclathrata : Lectotype ♂, Malacca, W.Malaysia. (ZMHU) : Yokochi,2016 :16, fig.23,♂.

Records taken from Literature

Tanaecia clathrata violaria ; Kimura,1994 : 19-20, figs.29♂,30♂(Un). (Trang: Khao Chong)
Tanaecia clathrata violaria ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 70, pl.43, fig.125,♂. (Trang)
"Tanaecia clathrata violaria ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 420, pl.184, fig.N130,♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀[♂](Malaysia)"
"Tanaecia clathrata violaria ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 430, pl.188, figs.N296,♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♂(Malaysia)"
Tanaecia clathrata violaria ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 97, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Ka Chong)

Specimens Examined

Satun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

The butterfly is rare in montane forest at low elevation and is known only a few records in Thailand.


Butler, A.G.,[1869] : A monographic Revision of the Lepidoptera hitherto included in the Genus Adolias, with Descriptions of new Genera and species.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1868(3):599-615, pl.45.

Distant, W.L.,1884 : Contributions to a Knowledge of Malayan Entomology. Part III.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)14:198-202.

Staudinger, O.,1896 : Neue exotische tagfalter.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 9:193-240, 5 pls.

Yokochi, T.,2016 : A note on the genus Tanaecia Butler,1869 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Adoliadini), distributed in South East Asia (Part 1)
Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hum. Hist., Ser.A, 14:13-31.

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