Tarucus waterstradti vileja  (Fruhstorfer, 1918)

Tarucus waterstradti vileja ♀ Up. Tarucus waterstradti vileja ♀ Un.
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

ON : Castalius ananda vileja Fruhstorfer, 1918
OD : Tijdschr. Ent. 61(1/2):25.
TL : N.O.Sumatra. (♂)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra.
● ssp.dharta
ssp.vileja
Tarucus waterstradti vileja map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tarucus waterstradti vileja ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 34, figs.58,♂(Un),59,♀. (Yala)
Tarucus waterstradti vilej [sic] ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2019- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.12.08)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : Betong Dist., 4♂ 4♀ (incl.photo by S.Atdhabhan, A.Giudici).
2015.12.10. 1♂ (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ; 2016.12.14. 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
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Notes

The first discovery in Thailand is a photo taken by Mr.Satawan Atdhabhan on 10.Dec.2015 in Betong, Yala.
The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 400 - 900m).


Literature

Fruhstorfer, H.,1918 : Revision der Gattung Castalius auf Grund der Morphologie der Generationsorgane
Tijdschr. Ent. 61(1/2):17-44, pl.4-5.


Tarucus waterstradti vileja ♂ Tarucus waterstradti vileja ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♀, 2016.12.14. Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Tarucus waterstradti vileja ♂ Tarucus waterstradti vileja ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2020.10.31 - 2022.12.26.

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