Euthalia merta merta   (Moore,1859)

Euthalia merta merta male Up. Euthalia merta merta male Un. Euthalia merta merta female Up. Euthalia merta merta female Un.
‰, 1993.09.22. Kanachanaburi, Thailand. ( photo by K.Saito ) Š, 1983.03.16. Klong Nakha, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Adolias merta  Moore,1859
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (2)5(2/3):72, pl.6, fig.4(Š).
TL : "China" [Malay Pen.]




Distribution : S.Myanmar, Thailand, Malay Pen., Singapore.
Euthalia merta merta map


Synonyms

Euthalia merta f.pseuderiphyle  Fruhstorfer,1913 : in Seitz, Grossschmett Erde. 9:671. (dry season form)
Euthalia merta simplex  Tsukada,1991 ; Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands. 5:412, 549-550, pl.105,
  figs.11‰ Holotype, 12‰(Un) Paratype, 13Š(Un) Paratype, 14Š Paratype.   TL.Malay Pen.


Type Materials Information

simplex : Holotype, ‰, 1987.Dec.25, Cameron Highland, Malaysia. (in coll. E.Tsukada)
Paratypes : Same locality as the holotype.
1‰, 1979.Feb. ; 1Š, 1987.Dec.16 ; 1Š, 1988.Nov.18 ; 1‰, 1990.Apr.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia merta milleri ; Pinratana,1979 : 74, 75, fig.N127,‰. (Trang)
Euthalia merta merta ; Pinratana,1996 : 76, pl.51, fig.139a,‰,Š. (Trang / Satun / Yala)
Euthalia merta merta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 438, pl.192, fig.N144a,Š,Š(Un) ; pl.193, fig.N144a,‰(Malaysia),‰(Un, Malaysia) ;
  pl.193, fig.N144b,[Š,Š(Un) as Euthalia merta milleri ]. (Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Kanchanaburi.         1993.09.22   1‰     Local Catcher (KS)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.  1983.03.16      1Š  Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

Notes
Literature

Moore, F.,1859 : A Monograph of the Genus Adolias, a Genus of Diurnal Lepidopotera belonging to the Family Nymphalida.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (2)5(2/3):62-87, pls.3-9.

Corbet, A.S.,1945 : The Species of the Aconthea Group of the Genus Euthalia HBN. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
Entomologist 78:177-183, 9 figs.

2007.02.10 - 2010.04.15.