Moduza procris milonia  (Fruhstorfer, 1906)

Moduza procris milonia ♂ Up. Moduza procris milonia ♂ Un. Moduza procris milonia ♀ Up. Moduza procris milonia ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Moduza procris milonia ♂ Up. Moduza procris milonia ♂ Un. Moduza procris milonia ♀ Up. Moduza procris milonia ♀ Un.
♂, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Trang, Thailand.
Moduza procris milonia ♂ Up. Moduza procris milonia ♂ Un. Moduza procris milonia ♂ Up. Moduza procris milonia ♂ Un.
♂, Satun, Thailand. ♂, Phuket, Thailand.

ON : Limenitis procris milonia Fruhstorfer, 1906
OD : Ent. Zeit. 20(9):62.
TL : Malay Halbinsel.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
W.Malaysia.
● ssp.procris
ssp.milonia
Moduza procris milonia map

Synonym

Moduza procris milonia ♂f.tengae Tung, 1982 : Tokurana 4:60, pl.11, figs.3♂,4♂(Un). TL. 18th Mile, Cameron Highlands, Perak. (♂, in coll. V.W.Y.Tung)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Moduza procris milonia ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 64, pl.41, fig.116b♂. (Ranong; Yala)
Moduza procris milonia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 414, pl.181, figs.N121b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Moduza procris milinia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 424, pl.185, figs.N287b♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Moduza procris milonia ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 93, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka; Than To WF.) (in part)
Moduza procris milonia ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2022- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.10.15)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phuket : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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

Trang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (incl. Koh Tarutao) : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane and secondary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.10m - 600m). Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1906 : Neue und seltene indo-malayische Rhopaloceren.
Ent. Zeit. 20(9):61-63.

Tung, V.W.Y.,1982 : Notes on variant forms of Malaysian Butterflies
Tokurana (Acta Rhopalocera) 4:57-64, 3 pls.


Moduza procris milonia ♂ Moduza procris milonia ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Moduza procris milonia ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand.

2007.03.10 - 2022.11.30.

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