Euthalia monina varius  Tsukada, 1991

Euthalia monina varius ♂ Up. Euthalia monina varius ♂ Un. Euthalia monina varius ♀ Up. Euthalia monina varius ♀ Un.
♂, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand. ♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand.
Euthalia monina varius ♂ Up. Euthalia monina varius ♂ Un. Euthalia monina varius ♀ Up. Euthalia monina varius ♀ Un.
♂, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand. ♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand.
Euthalia monina varius ♂ Up. Euthalia monina varius ♂ Un. Euthalia monina varius ♀ Up. Euthalia monina varius ♀ Un.
♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand. ♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand.

ON : Euthalia monina varius Tsukada, 1991
OD : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands. 5:428,551, pl.121,
figs.12(PT,♀Un),13(HT,♀).
TL : Langkawi, W.Malaysia.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Koh Tarutao), Langkawi.

● ssp.kesava
ssp.monina
ssp.varius
Euthalia monina varius map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♀, 01.Jan.1990. Mt.Raya, Langkawi, Malay Pen. (in coll. E.Tsukada)
Paratype ♀, 01.Jan.1990. Mt.Raya, Langkawi, Malay Pen.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia monina monina ; Pinratana,1979 : 72, not fig. (Ko Tarutao) (in part)
Euthalia monina monina ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.193, figs.N306a♀(top),♀(top,Un). (in part)
Euthalia monina monina ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 103. (Tarutao Is) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 5♂ 7♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in lowland forests.
The species is confined to Langkawi and Koh Tarutao. Some examples from Penang Is., W.Malaysia are very similar to this taxon.


Literature

Tsukada, E.,1991 : Butterflies of the South East Asian Islands V, Nymphalidae (II).
Azumino Butterflie's Research Institute. 576pp.(238 col. pls.) (in Japanese)

Eliot, J.N. & Kirton, L.G.,2000 : Revisional notes and nomenclatural changes of some Peninsular Malaysian butterflies
Malay. nat. J. 54(2):131-145.


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