Tanaecia aruna aruna  (Felder & Felder,1860)

Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Up. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Un. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀ Up. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Up. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Un. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀ Up. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀ Un.
♂, Satun, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.
Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Up. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Un. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀ Up. Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀ Un.
♂, Phatthalung, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Phatthalung, Thailand. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Adolias aruna Felder & Felder,1860
OD : Wien. ent. Monats. 4(12):400.
TL : Malay Pen. (NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southwards),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia.

Synonyms

Tanaecia robertsii Butler,1874 : Cistula ent. 1(9):235. TL. Ayerpanas, Malacca. (♂, NHML)
Tanaecia aruna f.satapana Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:655. TL. Malay Pen.


Type Material Information

robertsii : ♂, Type (red), Ayerpanas, Malacca. (NHML, photo examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tanaecia aruna aruna ; Pinratana,1979 : 67, figs.N117,♀,♀(Un). (Ranong / Trang / Yala)
Tanaecia aruna aruna ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 70, pl.44, figs.126,♂[♀],♀(Un). (Ranong / Trang / Yala)
Tanaecia aruna aruna ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 420, pl.184, figs.N131,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un). (Thale Ban / Ranong)
Taenacia aruna aruna ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.04.10)
Tanaecia aruna aruna ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 430, pl.188, figs.N297,♂,♂(Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un). (Thale Ban / Ranong)
Tanaecia aruna aruna ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 98, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ka Chong / Thaleban / Than To WF)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phatthalung : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♂ 7♀ (incl.photo and photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low elevation (alt.100m - 450m).

Literature

Felder, C. & R. Felder,1860 : Lepidoptera nova in paeninsula Malayica collecta diagnosibus instructa.
Wien. ent. Monats. 4(12):394-402.

Butler, A.G.,1874 : Descriptions of four new Asiatic Butterflies.
Cistula Entomologica. 1(9):235-236.

Tanaecia aruna aruna ♂ Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀
♂, Satun, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Tanaecia aruna aruna ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand.

2006.12.30 - 2021.04.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.