Iraota rochana boswelliana  Distant, 1885

Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Un. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Up. Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Iraota rochana boswelliana Distant, 1885
OD : Rhop. malayana :258-259, pl.22, fig.23,♀.
TL : Malay Peninsula; Penang ; Singapore.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), Langkawi,
W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Natuna, Banka.

● ssp.pandara
ssp.masashimaruyamai
ssp.boswelliana
Iraota rochana boswelliana map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 658, pl.300, figs.L305a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 696, pl.318, figs.L329,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To) (in part)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 92, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kao Poh Ta; Satun)
Iraota rochana boswelliana ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.07.01)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

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


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.300m - 800m) and is frequently found on hilltops. Males are territorial on trees.


Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.


Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.
Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂ Iraota rochana boswelliana ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Yala, Thailand.

2009.11.10 - 2022.07.31.

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