Tajuria melastigma  Nicéville, 1887

Tajuria melastigma ♀ Up. Tajuria melastigma ♀ Un. Tajuria melastigma ♀ Up. Tajuria melastigma ♀ Un.
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Lamphun, Thailand.

ON : Tajuria melastigma Nicéville, 1887
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887(3):460, pl.40, fig.1,♂.
TL : Sikkim.
Distribution : India, Assam to Myanmar, N.Thailand,
Laos, Vietnam.
Tajuria melastigma map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria ogyges ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 684, pl.312, figs.L347,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
'Tajuria melastigma ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 690, pl.315, figs.L366,♂(Laos).'
Tajuria mantra ogyges ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 728, pl.333, figs.L379a♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Tajuria melastigma ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 732, pl.335, figs.L388,♂(Laos),♀,♀(Un). (Mae Tha)
Tajuria melastigma ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 118, figs.♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Chiang Dao)

[ LAOS ]
Tajuria melastigma ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 218, pl.125, fig.♂. (Oudomxay)
Tajuria melastigma ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 55.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lamphun : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane semi-dried forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.450m - 800m).


Literature

Nicéville, L.de,1887 : Descriptions of some new or little-known Butterflies from India,
with some Notes on the Seasonal Dimorphism obtaining in the Genus Melanitis.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887(3):448-467, pls.39,40.


Tajuria melastigma ♀ Tajuria melastigma ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tajuria melastigma ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2006.02.06 - 2022.08.31.

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