Eurema simulatrix littorea  Morishita, 1968

Eurema simulatrix littorea ♂ Up. Eurema simulatrix littorea ♂ Un. Eurema simulatrix littorea ♂ Up. Eurema simulatrix littorea ♂ Un.
♂, 1989.05.04. Koh Tarutao, Satun, Thailand. ♂, Koh Tarutao, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Eurema simulatrix littorea Morishita, 1968
OD : Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 19(3/4):66,
figs.17,(HT,♂),18(HT,♂Un) ; 19,20, left row, Paratypes.
TL : Langkawi Island. (♂, NSM)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Koh Tarutao), Langkawi.
● ssp.
transition zone of ssp. and tecmessa
Eurema simulatrix littorea map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, 12.May.1966. Langkawi Island. K.Morishita leg. (NSM) ; Yata,1994 : pl.8, figs.1,♂, 2,♂(Un).
Paratypes 9♂, Langkawi Island. K.Morishita leg.

Records taken from Literature

Eurema simulatrix litrea ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 29, figs.7,♂,♂(Un). (Koh Tarutao)

Specimens Examined

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 2♂ ; 1989.05.04. 1♂, P.Sukkit (YI).
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The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low elevations (Alt. 10 - 30m). This subspecies is confind to Langkawi and Koh Tarutao.


Morishita, K.,1989 : Notes on the Butterflies of the Langkawi Islands, north-western extremity of Malaysia, with descriptions of new subspecies.
Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 19(3/4):61-69, 22 figs.

Yata, O.,1994 : A Revision of the Old World Species of the Genus Eurema Hübner (Lepidoptera, Pieridae).
Part 4. Description of the hecabe group (part)
Bull. Kitakyushu Mus. Nat. Hist. 13:59-105, pl.5-35.


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