Atrophaneura varuna varuna  (White,1842)

Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♂ Up. Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♂ Un. Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♀ Up. Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♂ Up. Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♂ Up. Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♀ Up. Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♀ Un.
♂, Phuket, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Cotton)

ON : Papilio varuna  White,1842
OD : Entomologist 1:280.
TL : Penang, Malaysia. (NHML)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia.

● ssp.zaleucus
transition zone of varuna and zaleucus
ssp.astorion
ssp.varuna
Atrophaneura varuna map

Type Material Information

♀, Type (red), Rh10829, Penang. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Papilio varuna varuna ; Pendlebury,1923 : 22. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Lan Saka; Khao Ram)
Papilio varuna varuna ; Godfrey,1930 : 207. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Lan Saka; Khao Ram; Wat Kiriwong)
Papilio varuna varuna ; Godfrey,1932a : 263. (P)
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ; Pinratana,1977 : 10, figs.P6b♂,♀. (P)
Parides varuna varuna ; Pinratana & Eliot,1992 : 13, pl.10, figs.7a♂,♀. (Pattani; Trang; Yala)
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 68, pl.5, figs.9a♀,♀(Un). (Ranong; Yala) (in part)
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2021.06.06)
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 114, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring; Khlong Naka; Ka Chong; Sai Kao WF; Thaleban; Tarutao Is; Than To WF.)
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 66, pl.4, figs.P8b♂,♂(Un) ; pl.5, fig.8b♀,♀(Un). (Ranong; Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 4♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phuket : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 1♂ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 2♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not uncommon in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 600m).

Literature

White, A.,1842 : Notice of two New Species of Papilio from Penang, presented to the British Museum by Sir. Wm. Norris.
Entomologist 1:280.

Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♀+♂ Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♀+♂
♀+♂, Yala, Thailand.
Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♂ Atrophaneura varuna varuna ♂
♂, Krabi, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1996.09.26 - 2021.09.30.

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