Sunday, August 4, 2013

The Malay Baron, Euthalia monina monina (Fabricius)

Habitat indicator

RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN



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x
 x
 x



Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurences, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct





S3



2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct




S3
S2S2S2S2

2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec


S3
S3






S2

S3

2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec






 S2
S2 





2017
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

















This fabulous male specimen just swooped down and settled on a moist spot right in front of me on a warm sunny mid-morning...my first observation of the species to date. 03 August 2013 @ 10:59.

02 August 2014 @ 12:46

02 Feb 2015 @ 12:41

14:51

14:52
Above pictures 27 August 2016

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Above 3 photos of the male of form decorata (Butler) from the same locatlity on 15 August 2013 @ 13:05.

A pristine male form decorata from a forest stream: 25 May 2014 @ 12:20. Notice that forms from different localities may exhibit variation in the markings on the wings.

Another one that came with two others f. monina: 02 August 2014 @ 12:59

underside of the male f. decorata

02 Feb 2015 @ 14:01

13 September 2016 @ 13:45

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Above photos of a female: 16 June 2014 @ 11:32


Above 2 photos of a pristine female in the dark understorey: 02 August 2014 @ 13:39

A puddling female: 01 Aug 2014 @ 12:57


Above photos 13 August 2016 @ 11:42

A male underside - 06 July 2014 @ 12:44

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