Tanaecia pelea pelea  (Fabricius, 1787)

Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Up. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Un. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♀ Up. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Up. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Un. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♀ Up. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Up. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Un. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♀ Up. Tanaecia pelea pelea ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Narathiwat, Thailand.

ON : Papilio pelea Fabricius, 1787
OD : Mantissa Ins. 2:53.
TL : "India orientali" [Malay Pen].
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Chumphon and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore.
Tanaecia pelea pelea map

Synonyms

Adolias pulasara Moore, [1858] : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. East India Co. (1):190. TL. Pinang [Penang]. (♀, NHML)
Tanaecia supercilia Butler, [1869] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1868(3):610-611, pl.45, fig.7. TL. Penang. (♂, NHML)


Type Materials Information

pulasara : ♀, Type (red), Rh10672, Penang. (NHML, photo examined) ; ♂, Type (red), Rh10671, Singapore. (NHML, photo examined)
supercilia : ♂, Type (red), Penang. (NHML, photo examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tanaecia pelea ssp. ; Pendlebury,1923 : 40. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Euthalia pelea pelea ; Godfrey,1930 : 288-289. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Khao Luang)
Euthalia pelea pelea ; Godfrey,1932a : 269. (P)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ; Pinratana,1979 : 67, figs.N116,♀,♀(Un). (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 69, pl.43, figs.122,♂,♀,♀[♂](Un). (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 418, pl.183, figs.N127,♀[♂],♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Taenacia pelea pelea ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig.♂[♀]. (Koh Samui) (in part) (accessed: 2021.08.04)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 428, pl.187, figs.N293,♂(right),♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2021.04.17)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 97, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Tenasserim; Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 7♂ 6♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.50m - 550m).

The difference of palpi
Tanaecia munda waterstradti ♂ Tanaecia palguna consanguinea ♂ Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂
munda palguna pelea


Literature

Fabricius, J.C.,1787 : Mantissa Insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericis,
differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus.
Copenhagen, Christ. Gottl. Proft 8vo 1:xx+348pp ; 2:[2]+382pp

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

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.


Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂ Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Tanaecia pelea pelea ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

2007.01.31 - 2021.08.31.

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