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Species list
Species recorded in West Malaysia in May 2009
The 172 species listed below were photographed and identified by Adrian Hoskins. All were determined using Corbet & Pendlebury ( Eliot, 1992 ). About a dozen additional species were seen but these have not been listed as they were not photographed or positively identified - these included members of the genera Neptis, Tanaecia, Parantica, Ypthima, Zeuxidia, Athyma, Udara, Arhopala and Tagiades.

Site

Family

subfamily

Genus

species

Ringlet

Riodinidae

Riodininae

Abisara

neophron

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Acytolepis

puspa

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Acytolepis

puspa

Ringlet

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Acytolepis

puspa

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Agatasa

calydonia

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Miletinae

Allotinus

horsfieldi

Kuala Woh

Lycaenidae

Miletinae

Allotinus

leogoron

Kuala Woh

Lycaenidae

Miletinae

Allotinus

leogoron

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Miletinae

Allotinus

subvoilaceus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Ancistroides

nigrita

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Ancistroides

nigrita

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Anthene

emolus

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Anthene

emolus

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

albina

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

cardena

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

libythea

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

lyncida

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

lyncida

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

lyncida

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

nero

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

nero

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

nero

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pierinae

Appias

paulina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Arhopala

eumolphus

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Athyma

reta

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Athyma

selenophora

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Caleta

roxus

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Caleta

roxus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Caleta

roxus

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Castalius

rosimon

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Catochrysops

strabo

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Catopsilia

pomona

Kuala Woh

Pieridae

Catopsilia

pyranthe

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Catopsilia

pyranthe

Ringlet

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Celaenorrhinus

cameroni

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Celaenorrhinus

ficulnea

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Pierinae

Cepora

nadina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Cethosia

hypsea

Kuala Woh

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Cheritra

freja

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Chersonesia

rahria

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Chilades

lajus

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Chilades

pandava

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Cirrochroa

emalea

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Cirrochroa

malaya

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Cirrochroa

orissa

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Cupha

erymanthis

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Cupha

erymanthis

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Curetinae

Curetis

santana

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

cocles

Ringlet

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

maenalis

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

nivea

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

nivea

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

nivea

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

themire

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Biblidinae

Cyrestis

themire

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Danaus

aspasia

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Danaus

aspasia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Danaus

genutia

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Dercas

gobrias

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Discolampa

ethion

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Discophora

sondaica

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Doleschallia

bisaltide

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Doleschallia

bisaltide

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Doleschallia

bisaltide

Kuala Woh

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Drupadia

ravindra

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Drupadia

ravindra

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Elymnias

hypermnestra

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Elymnias

hypermnestra

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Elymnias

hypermnestra

Kuala Woh

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Eooxylides

tharis

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Eooxylides

tharis

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Erites

elegans

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Euploea

mulciber

Ringlet

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Euploea

mulciber

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Euploea

radamanthus

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Euploea

radamanthus

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Eurema

andersonii

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Eurema

andersonii

Kuala Woh

Pieridae

Eurema

andersonii

Ringlet

Pieridae

Eurema

andersonii

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Eurema

andersonii

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Eurema

hecabe

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Eurema

hecabe

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Eurema

simulatrix

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Eurema

simulatrix

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Eurema

simulatrix

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Euripus

nyctelius

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Euthalia

monina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Euthalia

monina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Everes

lacturnus

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Faunis

canens

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Faunis

canens

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Faunis

canens

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Gandaca

harina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

agamemnon

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

agamemnon

Kuala Woh

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

agamemnon

Kuala Woh

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

agamemnon

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

agamemnon

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

antiphates

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

antiphates

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

doson

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

doson

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

eurypylus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

eurypylus

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

evemon

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

evemon

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

evemon

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

sarpedon

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

sarpedon

Kuala Woh

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

sarpedon

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

sarpedon

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

sarpedon

Kuala Woh

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Graphium

sarpedon

Tapah Hills

Hesperiidae

Hasora

vitta

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Hebomoia

glaucippe

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Hebomoia

glaucippe

Ringlet

Lycaenidae

Lycaeninae

Heliophorus

epicles

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Hypolimnas

anomala

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Hypolimnas

bolina

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Hypolimnas

bolina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Hypolycaena

erylus

Kuala Woh

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Hypolycaena

erylus

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Iambrix

salsala

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Iambrix

salsala

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Idea

lynceus

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Ideopsis

gaura

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Danainae

Ideopsis

vulgaris

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Iraota

distanti

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Jamides

celeno

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Jamides

celeno

Ringlet

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Jamides

celeno

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Jamides

elpis

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

almana

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

almana

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

atlites

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

iphita

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

iphita

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

iphita

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

orithya

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Junonia

orithya

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Koruthaialos

rubecula

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Koruthaialos

sindu

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Koruthaialos

sindu

Ringlet

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Lampides

boeticus

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Lamproptera

curius

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Lamproptera

meges

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Lebadea

martha

Kuala Woh

Pieridae

Pierinae

Leptosia

nina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Pierinae

Leptosia

nina

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pierinae

Leptosia

nina

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Lethe

mekara

Robinson Falls

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Lethe

verma

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Lexias

dirtea

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Loxura

atymnus

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Loxura

atymnus

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Loxura

cassiopeia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Matapa

aria

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Melanocyma

faunula

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Melanocyma

faunula

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Moduza

procris

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

fusca

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

intermedia

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

mineus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

orseis

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

orseis

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

orseis

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Mycalesis

perseoides

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Neorina

loewii

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Neptis

clinia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Neptis

clinia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Neptis

duryodana

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Neptis

hylas

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Nacaduba

subperusia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Notocrypta

clavata

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Notocrypta

paralysos

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Notocrypta

paralysos

Tapah Hills

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Notocrypta

paralysos

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Odontoptilum

angulatum

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Oriens

gola

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Oriens

paragola

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Oriens

paragola

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Orsotriaena

medus

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Orsotriaena

medus

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Orsotriaena

medus

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Panduca

fasciata

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Pantoporia

hordonia

Ringlet

Nymphalidae

Limenitidinae

Pantoporia

hordonia

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Papilio

demolion

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Papilio

helenus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Papilio

helenus

Kuala Tahan

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Papilio

memnon

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Papilio

memnon

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Papilio

polytes

Kuala Tahan

Riodinidae

Riodininae

Paralaxita

damajanti

Kuala Woh

Pieridae

Pareronia

valeria

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Pareronia

valeria

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Pareronia

valeria

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Parthenos

sylvia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Parthenos

sylvia

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Phalanta

phalantha

Kuala Tahan

Pieridae

Phrissura

aegis

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Pirdana

distanti

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Charaxinae

Polyura

athamas

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Charaxinae

Polyura

athamas

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Charaxinae

Polyura

athamas

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Charaxinae

Polyura

jalysus

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Charaxinae

Polyura

delphis

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Charaxinae

Polyura

jalysus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Potanthus

omaha

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Pierinae

Prioneris

philonome

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Pieridae

Pierinae

Prioneris

philonome

Tapah Hills

Pieridae

Pierinae

Prioneris

thestylis

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Prosotas

dubiosa

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Prosotas

nora

Robinson Falls

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ragadia

makuta

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Rhinopalpa

polynice

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Sarangesa

dasahara

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Sarangesa

dasahara

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Sinthusa

nasaka

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Sithon

nedymond

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Lycaeninae

Spindasis

lohita

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Lycaeninae

Spindasis

lohita

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Lycaeninae

Spindasis

seliga

Tapah Hills

Lycaenidae

Lycaeninae

Spindasis

seliga

Robinson Falls

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Tagiades

cohaerens

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Tagiades

gana

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae

Tagiades

gana

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Tanaecia

iapis

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Tanaecia

iapis

Kuala Woh

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Taractrocera

archias

Kuala Tahan

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Taractrocera

ardonia

Kuala Tahan

Riodinidae

Riodininae

Taxila

haquinus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Hesperiidae

Hesperiinae

Telicota

besta

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Terinos

terpander

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Terinos

terpander

Kuala Woh

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Trogonoptera

brookiana

Tapah Hills

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Trogonoptera

brookiana

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Trogonoptera

brookiana

Kuala Woh

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Troides

helena

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Papilionidae

Papilioninae

Troides

helena

Ringlet

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Udara

dilecta

Ringlet

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Una

usta

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Vagrans

egista

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Vindula

dejone

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Nymphalinae

Vindula

dejone

Kuala Tahan

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Xanthotaenia

busiris

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Xanthotaenia

busiris

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ypthima

baldus

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ypthima

horsfieldii

Kuala Woh

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ypthima

horsfieldii

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ypthima

horsfieldii

Ringlet

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ypthima

pandocus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Nymphalidae

Satyrinae

Ypthima

pandocus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Zeltus

amasa

Kuala Tahan

Lycaenidae

Theclinae

Zeltus

amasa

Ringlet

Riodinidae

Riodininae

Zemeros

flegyas

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Riodinidae

Riodininae

Zemeros

flegyas

Tapah Hills

Nymphalidae

Morphinae

Zeuxidia

amethystus

Gopeng : Ulu Gerok

Lycaenidae

Polyommatinae

Zizina

otis

 

 

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