Pareronia avatar  (Moore, [1858])

Pareronia avatar ♂ Up. Pareronia avatar ♂ Un. Pareronia avatar ♀ Up. Pareronia avatar ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Nan, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Pareronia avatar ♂ Up. Pareronia avatar ♂ Un. Pareronia avatar ♀ Up. Pareronia avatar ♀ Un.
♂ (dsf), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀ (dsf), Xam Neua, Laos. (photo by K.Saito)
Pareronia avatar ♂ Up. Pareronia avatar ♂ Un. Pareronia avatar ♀ Up. Pareronia avatar ♀ Un.
♂ (wsf), Nan, Thailand. ♀ (wsf), Nan, Thailand.

ON : Eronia avatar Moore, [1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. East India Co.
1:61, pl.2a, fig.1,♂.
TL : N.India ; Darjeeling. (NHML)
Distribution : Nepal, Sikkim to Myanmar, N.Thailand,
Laos, Vietnam.
Pareronia avatar map

Synonym

Pareronia avatar f.temp.tarina Fruhstorfer, 1903 : Berl. ent. Z. 48(1/2):101. TL. Sikkim. (NHML)


Type Materials Information

avatar ; ♂, Type (red), N.India. (NHML, examined)
tarina ; ♂, Type (red), Mar.-Apr. Sikkim. Fruhstorfer (NHML, examined)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Pareronia avatar ; Nishimura,1996 : 272, figs.17(map),19,22-24(♂genitalia). (Nan: Doi Phu Kha)
Pareronia avatar ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 162, pl.53, figs.Pi41,♂,♂(Un). (Nan)
Pareronia avatar ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 152.
Pareronia avatar ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 162, pl.53, figs.Pi41,♂,♂(Un). (Nan)
Pareronia avatar ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2017- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Nan) (accessed: 2022.10.15)

[ LAOS ]
Pareronia avatar ; Masui & Uehara,1999 : 19,22, figs.3,♂,♂(Un). (Xam Neua)
Pareronia avatar ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 202, pl.39, figs.♂,♀. (Xam Neua)
Pareronia avatar ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 43.
Pareronia avatar ; Onodera,2022 : pl.73, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un), text:19. (Xiengkhouang)

[ VIETNAM ]
Pareronia avatar ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 17. (N / C)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 10♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Houaphan : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate to high elevations (Alt. 1200 - 1800m). Both sexes visit flowers. The females mimic Parantica aglea (Danainae).


Literature

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1903 : Neue Pieriden und Uebersicht verwandter Formen.
Berl. ent. Z. 48(1/2):97-111.

Nishimura, M.,1996 : Notes on Pareronia avatar and P.paravatar (Lepidoptera, Pieridae), with a description of a new species from Sumatra.
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 47(4):269-277.


Pareronia avatar ♂ Pareronia avatar ♂
♀ (wsf), Nan, Thailand.

1996.10.31 - 2022.11.30.

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