Tajuria ister ister  (Hewitson,[1865])

Tajuria ister ister ♀ Up. Tajuria ister ister ♀ Un.
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Iolaus ister Hewitson,[1865]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:43-44, 2:pl.19,
figs.15,♂(Un) nec "♀",16,♂ nec "♀".
TL : India.
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, N.Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam.

● ssp.ister
ssp.tussius
Tajuria ister ister map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria ister ister ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 116, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Tha Ton; Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Tajuria ister ister ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.125, figs.♂,♀. (Xam Neua; Thakhek)
Tajuria ister ister ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.

[ VIETNAM ]
Tajuria ister ister ; Luong et al.,2004 : 11, 81, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Tajuria ister ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; Phong Dien)
Tajuria ister ister ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 67. (N: Ninh Binh / C: Thua Thien Hue)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.1200 - 1400m). Males make territories on the trees.


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.

Corbet, A.S.,1940 : A revision of the Malayan species of Tajuria Mre. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90(5):107-120, 27 figs, pl.1.


2006.02.06 - 2022.02.28.

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