Tajuria megistia thria  Nicéville, [1896]

Tajuria megistia thria ♂ Up. Tajuria megistia thria ♂ Un. Tajuria megistia thria ♀ Up. Tajuria megistia thria ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Tajuria megistia thria ♂ Up. Tajuria megistia thria ♂ Un. Tajuria megistia thria ♂ Up. Tajuria megistia thria ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Tajuria thria Nicéville, [1896]
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(2):181-182, pl.T. figs.38,♂,39,♀.
TL : Battak Mountains, Sumatra. (♂♀, NZC)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, W.Malaysia, Sumatra.
● ssp.megistia
ssp.thria
Tajuria megistia thria map

Type Material Information

Type 1♂, Jul.1894. Battaks, Sumatra. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 168, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Tajuria megistia thria ; Seki,1986 : 22. (Ranong: Kampuan)
Tajuria megistia thria ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 684, pl.312, figs.L350,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). ("Mae Sariang" [recte Chiang Mai: Omkoi]; Kampuan)
Tajuria megistia thria ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 724, pl.331, figs.L373,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). ("Mae Sariang" [recte Chiang Mai: Omkoi]; Kampuan)
Tajuria megistia thria ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 114, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.) : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in primary forest at low to moderate elevations.
The population from Chiang Mai has pale ground color and reduced markings on the UnH. I provisionally regard it as dsf of ssp.thria, however, further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Nicéville, L.de,[1896] : On new and little-known Lepidoptera from the Indo-Malayan Region, (2).
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(2):169-194, pls.R,S,T.


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