Troides cuneifera paeninsulae  (Pendlebury, 1936)

ON : Papilio cuneifera paeninsulae Pendlebury, 1936
OD : J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 18(1):178-180.
TL : Bukit Kutu, Selangor, Malaysia.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat), W.Malaysia.
Troides cuneifera paeninsulae map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Aug.1915. Bukit Kutu, 3400ft., Selangor ; Allotype ♀, Mar.1931. Bukit Kutu, 3400ft., Selangor. H.M.Pendlebury.
Paratypes ; 20-26.Mar.1922. Khao Luang, 2000-2500ft., Peninsular Siam. H.M.Pendlebury.

Records taken from Literature

Troides cuneifera paeninsulae ; Haugum & Low,1983 : 148-149. (P: by original description)
Troides cuneifera paeninsulae ; Ohya,1983 : 246. (Khao Luang)
Troides cuneifera paeninsulae ; Matsuka,2001 : 192. (P: 'Ranong'; Khao Luang)
'Troides cuneifera paeninsulae ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 64, pl.3, figs.P6,♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un).'
Troides cuneifera paeninsulae ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 113. (by literature)
'Troides cuneifera paeninsulae ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 64, pl.3, figs.P6,♂(Malaysia),♂(Malaysia,Un),♀(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia,Un).'


In Thailand, hitherto only one paratype specimen has been known from Nakhon Si Thammarat.
The record of Ranong in Matsuka,2001 needs to be reconfirmed by a reliable specimen.


Pendlebury, H.M.,1936 : Some new records of butterflies from the Malay Peninsula.
J. Fed. Malay St. Mus. 18(1):178-186.

Haugum, J. & Low. A.M.,1983 : A Monograph of the Birdwing Butterflies. Vol.2, part.2. Troides; amphrysus & haliphron groups.
E.J.Brill. Scandinavian Science Press LTD. Leiden, Copenhagen.

Ohya, T.,1983 : Birdwing Butterflies
Kodansha, Tokyo. 331 pp, 136 pls.

Matsuka, H.,2001 : Natural History of Birdwing Butterflies
Matsuka shuppan. 367 pp.

1996.09.26 - 2021.08.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.