Euthalia patala taooana  (Moore, [1879])

Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Up. Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Un. Euthalia patala taooana ♀ Up. Euthalia patala taooana ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Up. Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Un. Euthalia patala taooana ♀ Up. Euthalia patala taooana ♀ Un.
♂, Nan, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Up. Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Un. Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Up. Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Un.
♂, Uttaradit, Thailand. ♂, Oudomxay, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Adolias taooana Moore, [1879]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(4):831.
TL : Taoo, Tenasserim. 3000-5000 ft. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar (Kachin to Karen), Thailand,
Laos, Yunnan.
Euthalia patala taooana map

Synonyms

Euthalia longi Vitalis, 1924 : in Faune ent. Indo-Chine Fr. 3:43-44. TL. Xieng Khouang, Ban-Sen-Savouane, Laos. (♂, NHML)
Euthalia patala kikuoi Okano, 1988 : Tokurana 13(2):2, 5, figs.8(HT,♀),9(HT,♀Un),10(AT,♂),11(AT,♂Un) ; 6, fig,(PT,4♂♂4♀♀). TL. Chiang Mai, N.Thailand. (♀, in coll. K.Okano)


Type Materials Information

taooana : Syntype ♂, Taoo, 3-5000 ft., Upper Tenasserim. (NHML) : Yokochi,2010 : 31, pl.23, figs.97a♂,97b♂(Un).
longi : Syntype ♂, 20.Mar.1917. Xieng Khouang. det. by R.I.Vane-Wright,1968. (NHML) : Yokochi,2010 : 27, pl.14, figs.62a♂,62b♂(Un).
kikuoi : Doi Suthep, Chieng Mai [Chiang Mai], N.Thailand.
Holotype ♀, Mar.1987. N.Koyama leg. (in coll. K.Okano, examined.) : Yokochi,2010 : 27, pl.12, figs.55a♀,55b♀(Un).
Allotype ♂, 17.Mar.1986. (in coll. K.Okano, examined.) ; Paratypes : 13♂ 16♀. (NHML ; in coll. K.Okano, examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Euthalia patala taooana ; Pinratana,1979 : 82, figs.N143,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 80, pl.55, fig.152,♂. (Chiang Mai; Chiang Rai: Wieng Papao)
Bassarona patala taooana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 448, pl.198, figs.N159,♂,♀. (Wiang Papao)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Yokochi,2011 : 31, pl.54, figs.319a♀,319b♀(Un). (N: Chiang Rai)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 460, pl.203, figs.N325,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Wiang Pa Pao)
Euthalia patala taooana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Kamphaeng Phet) (accessed: 2021.12.04)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 110, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Doi Inthanon; Khun Lao Villege; Maethro)

[ LAOS ]
Euthalia patala taooana ; Masui & Uehara,1995 : 5, pl.2, fig.3,♂. (Oudomxay)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 207, pl.67, figs.♂,♀. (Oudomxay)
Euthalia patala ; Masui & Uehara,2004 : 29, fig.6,♂. (Oudomxay)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Yokochi,2011 : 31. (N)
Euthalia patala taooana ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 46.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 12♂ 8♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 4♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Uttaradit : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Loei : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Oudomxay : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (Alt.1000m - 1800m) and males are territorial on trees.


Literature

Moore, F.,[1879] : A list of the lepidopterous insects collected by Mr.Ossian Limborg in upper Tenasserim, with descriptions of new species.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878(4):821-859, 3 pls.

Dubois, E. & Vitalis, de Salvaza, R.,1924 : Contribution a la Faune Entomologique de l'Indochine Francaise.
Faune ent. Indo-Chine fr. 1924(3):27-47.

Okano, K.,1988 : Descriptions of two new subspecies of butterflies from Indonesia and from Thailand. (Lep.,Rhopalocera)
Tokurana 13(2):1-8, 15 figs.

Lang, S.Y.,2009 : A Study on the systematics of Nymphalidae (excepting Satyrinae) from China (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea)
Beijing, P.R.China.

Lang, S.Y.,2012 : The Nymphalidae of China (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera) Part 1
Libytheinae, Danainae, Calinaginae, Morphinae, Heliconiinae, Nymphalinae, Charaxinae, Apaturinae, Cyrestinae, Biblidinae, Limenitinae
456 pp, 32 col. + 41 black&white pls. Tshikolovets Publications, Pardubice.

Yokochi, T.,2010 : Revision of the Subgenus Limbusa Moore,[1897] (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Adoliadini)
Part 1. Systematic arranement and taxonomic list.
Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hist. Hum. Hist. ser.A, 8:19-67.

Yokochi, T.,2011 : Revision of the Subgenus Limbusa Moore,[1897] (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Adoliadini)
Part 2. Group division and descriptions of species (1).
Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hist. Hum. Hist. ser.A, 9:9-106.


Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Euthalia patala taooana ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Euthalia patala taooana ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Euthalia patala taooana ♀
♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Euthalia patala taooana ♂ Euthalia patala taooana ♂
♂, Loei, Thailand.

2007.02.20 - 2021.12.31.

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