Tajuria maculata  (Hewitson,[1865])

Tajuria maculata ♂ Up. Tajuria maculata ♂ Un. Tajuria maculata ♀ Up. Tajuria maculata ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tajuria maculata ♂ Up. Tajuria maculata ♂ Un. Tajuria maculata ♀ Up. Tajuria maculata ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Iolaus maculata Hewitson,[1865]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:47, 2:pl.21, figs.29,30.
TL : Silhet.
Distribution : N.India, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hainan, Hong Kong,
W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra.

Synonym

Tajulia maculata nigella Fruhstorfer,[1912] : Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):211. TL. N.Borneo. (NN)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria maculata ; Pinratana,1981 : 129, pl.23, fig.10,♀ ; pl.32, fig.9,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Tak)
Tajuria maculata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 684, pl.312, figs.L351,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Omkoi)
Tajuria maculata ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 724, pl.331, figs.L374,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Omkoi; Mae Hong Son)
Tajuria maculata ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 114, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chieng Dao; Doi Montha)
Tajuria maculata ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2018- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Kamphaeng Phet; Nakhon Nayok; Yala) (accessed: 2021.08.08)

[ LAOS ]
Tajuria maculata maculata ; Masui & Uehara,1994 : 6, fig.40,♂. (Xiang Khouang)
Tajuria maculata ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.125, fig.♂(Un). (Xiang Khouang)
Tajuria maculata ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ VIETNAM ]
Tajuria maculata ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 66. (N: Ha Giang; Lang Son / C: Quang Binh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 5♂ 5♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂ (photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Nayok : 1♂ (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♀ (photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at moderate to high elevations. (alt.570m - 1700m).

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1863-1878 : Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae.
London, van Vorst. x+229pp. and 14a-14h, Suppl. 1-47; pls. (108, numbered;)
1-85, 88-92, 3a,3b,3c, Suppl.I-VII, Ia, Ib, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, Va, Vb. In 8 parts.

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1912] :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

Tajuria maculata ♂ Tajuria maculata ♀
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by S.Sophonviwatkul) ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tajuria maculata ♀ Tajuria maculata ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Tajuria maculata ♀ Tajuria maculata ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.07.18 - 2021.08.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.