Chilasa paradoxa telearchus  (Hewitson, 1852)

Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Up. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Un. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♀ Up. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♀ Un.
♂, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand. ♀, Vientiane, Laos.
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Up. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Un. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Up. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Un.
♂, Vientiane, Laos. ♂, Dong Nai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Up. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Un. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Up. Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by A.M.Cotton)

ON : Papilio telearchus Hewitson, 1852
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (2)2:22, pl.6, fig.3,♂.
TL : Sylhet. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Assam to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam, China.
● ssp.telearchus
ssp.aenigma
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus map

Synonym

Papilio danisepa Butler, 1885 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)16:343. TL. 'near Assam'. (♂, NHML)


Type Materials Information

telearchus ; ♂, Type (red), Rh10899, #149303, Sylhet. Hewitson Coll. (NHML, examined)
danisepa ; ♂, Type (red), Rh10900, #149305, Manipur, Assam. (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; Godfrey,1916 : 109. (Phetchaburi River)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus f.danisepa ; Godfrey,1930 : 210. (Prae: Me Song forest; Phetchaburi River; W: Klong Pong Kapo)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 68. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Chilasa paradoxa aenigma ; Pinratana,1977 : 28, fig.P19,♂(above). (Sriraja)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Pinratana & Eliot,1992 : 19,41, pl.23, fig.20a♂(f.telearchus). (Chaiyaphum)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 15, fig.35,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak; Ban Gok Tum)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 100, pl.22, figs.P47a♂,♂(Un)(f.telearchus),♂(f.danisepa). (Phu Khieo)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 121. (by literature)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 102, pl.23, figs.P44a♂,♂(Un)(f.telearchus),♂(f.daniseppa [sic]). (Phu Khieo; Doi Phu Kha)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs., Early Stages. (Khon Kaen; Sa Kaeo) (accessed: 2021.11.23)

[ LAOS ]
Papilio paradoxa f.danisepa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1914 : 148. (Viontiane [Vientiane])
Papilio paradoxa f.danisepa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 212. (Viontiane [Vientiane])
Papilio paradoxa f.danisepa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 10. (Nam Tie)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 45, col.pl.11, fig.♂ ; pl.3, figs.7,♂,8,♂(Un). (Nam Moh; Dam Sam; Vientiane)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 200, pl.8, figs.♂,♂,♂. (Thabok)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; Cotton & Racheli,[2007] : 289, fig.5,♂, 364-365. (Koun Kham; Thabok; Koun Ngun)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 41.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Papilio paradoxa f.telearchus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1914 : 148. (Stung Treng)
Papilio paradoxa f.danisepa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1914 : 148. (K.Tom)
Papilio paradoxa f.telearchus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 212. (Stung Treng)
Papilio paradoxa f.danisepa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1919 : 212. (K.Tom)
Papilio paradoxa f.telearchus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 10. (Strung Treng)
Papilio paradoxa f.danisepa ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 10. (Kompong Tom)

[ VIETNAM ]
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; Fruhstorfer,[1903] : 182-183. (Tonkin: Chiem-Hoa)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus ; Jordan,1908-1909 : 43. (Tonkin)
Papilio paradoxa f.telearchus ; Dubois & Vitalis,1921 : 10. (Hagiang)
Papilio telearchus ; Lemee,1950 : 3. (Hagiang; Backan)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus f.telearchus ; Metaye,1957 : 81. (N)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus f.danisepa ; Metaye,1958b : 174. (Dong Nai: Bao Liet; Tay Ninh: Trai Bi)
Papilio paradoxa telearchus f.telearchus ; Metaye,1958b : 174. (Dinh Quan; Dong Nai; Tay Ninh: Trai Bi)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Ikeda et al.,1998 : 13, figs.3:11,♂,12,♂(Un),9:5(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Shinkai,1999 : 51. (N: Tam Dao)
Chilasa paradoxa ; Vu,2003 : 56. (Phu Quoc)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Luong et al.,2004 : 1, 22, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Chilasa paradoxa ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 38. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Monastyrskii,2007 : 44, pl.9, figs.2a♂(f.telearchus),2b♂(f.danisepa),2c♂(f.danisepa). (N: Tam Dao; Ba Be; Cuc Phuong / C: Vu Quang; Ben En; Pu Mat; Phong Nha/Ke Ban ; Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Kon Cha Rang / S: Dinh Quang; Dong Sai; Cat Tien; Lo Go Sa Mat)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2007c : 36, fig.Pa-35,♂. (Lam Dong: Madagui; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 12. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nan : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sakon Nakhon : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Mukdaharn : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 5♂ (incl.photo by T.Aoyama & M.Hayashi).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Luang Nam Tha : 2♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by K.Phongpiyamit).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Xaignabouri : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Vientiane : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Bolikhamxai : 12♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Khammouan : 8♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Dong Nai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 1000m). Both sexes are polymorphic, with f.telearchus a mimic of Euploea mulciber and f.danisepa mimicking Euploea radamantus. In flight, it looks very similar to the model.


Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1852 : Descriptions of Five new Species of Butterflies, of the Family Papilionidae.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (2)2:22-24.

Butler, A.G.,1885 : On a collection of Lepidoptera made at Manipur and on the borders of Assam by Dr.George Watt.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5)16:298-310, 334-347, pl.8.


Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♀
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♀, Luang Nam Tha, Laos. (photo by K.Phongpiyamit)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi)
Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂ Chilasa paradoxa telearchus ♂
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by M.Hayashi) ♂, Tak, Thailand.

1996.09.26 - 2022.05.31.

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