Tajulia illurgis illurgis  (Hewitson,[1869])

Tajulia illurgis ♂ Up. Tajulia illurgis ♂ Un. Tajulia illurgis ♀ Up. Tajulia illurgis ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tajulia illurgis ♂ Up. Tajulia illurgis ♂ Un. Tajulia illurgis ♂ Up. Tajulia illurgis ♂ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♂, 2015.04.--. Lam Dong, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Iolaus illurgis Hewitson,[1869]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1,Suppl.:10, 2:Suppl., pl.4, figs.37,♂(Un),38,♂.
TL : Darjeeling.



Distribution : Bhutan, Assam, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
illurgis map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 686, pl.313, figs.L354,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha)
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 726, pl.332, figs.L377,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Phu Kha)
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 115, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Phu Kha)

[ LAOS ]
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218. pl.125, fig.♀(Un). (Phong Saly)
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55, pl.21, figs.Ly-231,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). Phou Samsoum / Oudomxay)

[ VIETNAM ]
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 67. (N: Ha Giang)
Tajuria illurgis illurgis ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 37, figs.93,♂,♂(Un). (Lam Dong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (alt. 1600m - 2200m) : 1♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lam Dong : Di Linh. 2015.04.--. 1♂, V.Dan (KS)
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations and is occasionally found around the top of the mountain.

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.

Tajulia illurgis ♂ Tajulia illurgis ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tajulia illurgis ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2020.04.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.