Tajuria isaeus verna  Corbet, 1940

Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Un. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♂ Un. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Up. Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Tajuria isaeus verna Corbet, 1940
OD : Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90(5):116-117, pl.1, fig.10,♂, 11,♀.
TL : Perak, Malay Pen. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward), W.Malaysia.
● ssp.tyro
ssp.verna
Tajuria isaeus verna map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Jan.-Feb.1890. Perak, Malay Peninsula. W.Doherty (NHML)
Allotype ♀, Perak, Malay Peninsula. W. Doherty (NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria isaeus ; Godfrey,1932a : 273. (Takuapa: Nang Yawn)
Tajuria isaeus isaeus ; Godfrey,1932b : 329. (Takuapa: Nang Yawn)
Tajuria isaeus tyro ; Pinratana,1981 : 130, pl.23, fig.12,♂. (no loc.)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Pinratana,1981 : 130, pl.31, fig.2,♂(Un). (Ranong; Trang)
Tajuria isaeus tyro ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 690, pl.315, figs.L364a♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 690, pl.315, figs.L364b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Than To)
Bullis stigmata ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 692, pl.315, figs.368,♀,♀(Un). ("Trang" [recte Pattani : Pong Pong WF.)
Tajuria isaeus tyro ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 732, pl.335, figs.L386a♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 732, pl.335, figs.L386b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong; Than To)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 118, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka; Ka Chong)
Tajuria isaeus verna ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2022- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.08.23)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane primary forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.30m - 900m) and often rests on the underside of leaves.
The records of Tajuria isaeus tyro by Pinratana,1981 and Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 are considered to be a misidentification of this subspecies.


Literature

Corbet, A.S.,1940 : A revision of the Malayan species of Tajuria Mre. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90(5):107-120, 27 figs, pl.1.


Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Tajuria isaeus verna ♀+♂
♀, Yala, Thailand. ♀+♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Tajuria isaeus verna ♀ Tajuria isaeus verna ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2022.08.31.

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