Tajuria isaeus verna  Corbet,1940

Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Un. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Un. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Tajuria isaeus verna Corbet,1940
OD : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90(5):116-117, pl.1, fig.10,♂, 11,♀.
TL : Perak, Malay Pen. (♂, NHML)



Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), W.Malaysia.
verna map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Perak, Malay Peninsula. 1890.i-ii. W.Doherty (NHML)
Allotype ♀, Perak, Malay Peninsula. W. Doherty. (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria isaeus ; Godfrey,1932a : 273. (Takuapa: Nang Yawn)
Tajuria isaeus isaeus ; Godfrey,1932b : 329. (Takuapa: Nang Yawn)
Tajuria isaeus tyro ; Pinratana,1981 : 130, pl.23, fig.12,♂. (no loc.)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Pinratana,1981 : 130, pl.31, fig.2,♂(Un). (Ranong / Trang)
Tajuria isaeus tyro ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 690, pl.315, figs.L364a,♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 690, pl.315, figs.L364b,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong / Than To)
Bullis stigmata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 692, pl.315, figs.368,♀,♀(Un). ("Trang" [recte Pattani : Pong Pong Waterfall])
Tajuria isaeus tyro ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 732, pl.335, figs.L386a,♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 732, pl.335, figs.L386b,♂,♂(Un). (Ranong / Than To)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 118, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka / Ka Chong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane primary forest at low to moderate elevations and is often rested under the leaves.
The records of Tajuria isaeus tyro by Pinratana (1981) and Ek-Amnuay ([2007],2012) are considered to be misidentification of this subspecies.

Literature

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.

Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Tajuria isaeus verna ♀+♂
♀, Yala, Thailand. ♀+♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Tajuria isaeus verna ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2021.03.31.
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