Junonia orithya wallacei  Distant,1883

Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Up. Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Un. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Up. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Up. Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Un. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Up. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Up. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Un. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Up. Junonia orithya wallacei ♀ Un.
♀, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Junonia wallacei Distant,1883
OD : Rhop. malayana : 95, pl.11, figs.3,♂,4,♀.
TL : Province Wallesley, Malay Pen.
Distribution : P.Thailand, Langkawi, W.Malaysia,
Singapore, Sumatra.

● ssp.ocyale
ssp.wallacei
Junonia orithya wallacei map

Synonym

Junonia orithya sumatrana Fruhstorfer,1906 : Wien. ent. Ztg. 25:358.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Precis orithya wallacei ; Pendlebury,1923 : 38. (Padang Besar)
Precis orithya wallacei ; Godfrey,1930 : 272. (Padang Besar)
Precis orithya wallacei ; Godfrey,1932a : 268. (P)
Precis orithya wallacei ; Pinratana,1979 : 25, figs.N35b♂,♀. (Ranong; Trang; Yala)
Junonia orithya wallacei ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 33, pl.15, figs.38b♂,♀. (Songkhla; Trang; Yala)
"Junonia orithya wallacei ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 370, pl.159, figs.N39b♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un),♀(Malaysia,Un)."
Junonia orithya wallacei ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.09.18)
"Junonia orithya wallacei ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 502, pl.223, figs.N387b♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un)."
Junonia orithya wallacei ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 59, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ka Chong; Haadjai; Than To WF.)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo & photo by P.Kosierb).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 3♂ 5♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in dry grass field and open land at low to moderate elevations (alt.10m - 900m). Male makes a territory on the ground.

Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 : Verzeichnis der von Mir in Tonkin, Annam und Siam gesammelten Nymphaliden und Besprechung verwandter Formen.
Wien. ent. Ztg 25:307-362, 2 pls.

Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Junonia orithya wallacei ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Junonia orithya wallacei ♀
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Junonia orithya wallacei ♂ Junonia orithya wallacei ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.

2008.02.29 - 2021.09.30.

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