Euthalia eriphylae chula  Fruhstorfer,1905

Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Un. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Un. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Un.
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Un. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Un.
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♂ Un. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Up. Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀ Un.
♀, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.

ON : Euthalia apicalis chula Fruhstorfer,1905
OD : Ent. Zeit. 19(11):56, fig.6,♀.
TL : Muook-Lek, Siam.
Distribution : C. to S.E.Thailand.

● ssp.chula
ssp.lioneli
Euthalia eriphylae chula map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Fruhstorfer,1913 : 670. (Muok Lek)
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Godfrey,1916 : 131. (Pak Jong; Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Euthalia eriphyle [sic] chula ; Godfrey,1930 : 292. (Muak Lek; Pak Jong; Chonburi: Sriracha)
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Pinratana,1979 : 75, figs.N129,♀,♀(Un). (Chaiyaphum; Chanthaburi; Saraburi)
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 77, pl.52, figs.140a♂,♀. ("Chiang Mai"; Chaiyaphum; Nakhon Nayok; Saraburi; Chanthaburi)
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 438, pl.193, figs.N145a♂(center),♂(right,Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chaiyaphum: Phu Khieo; Chanthaburi) (in part)
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 448, pl.197, figs.N311a♂(Phu Khieo),♂(Phu Khieo,Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chanthaburi; Phu Khieo) (in part)
Euthalia eriphylae chula ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 105, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Khiewo; Mouk Lek; Kao Soi Dao) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chaiyaphum : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 6♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 700m).
I suspect this taxon might be a subspecies of Euthalia mahadeva However tentatively, I am following the classical classification. Further taxonomic study is needed include DNA analysis.

Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1905 : Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet.
Ent. Zeit. 19(11):55-57.

Euthalia eriphylae chula ♀
♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

2007.02.10 - 2021.09.30.

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