Native Animals

Euploea mulciber

Striped Blue Crow
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SSN 18868
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

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Adult (Male)

Description

Euploea mulciber, also known as Striped Blue Crow is a species of butterfly with a wingspan about 5 cm long. The male upperside is black-brown with a blue-glazed forewing and spotted bluish white while the underside is lighter brown with short, buff streaks and spots. The female is paler than male with more striking bluish-white forewing spots and with long buff hindwing streaks (Kirton, 2014). This species is widely distributed from India to South China, through Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and the Philippines. It inhabits primary and disturbed forest at all elevations (Kirton, 2014).

Location

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  • Terengganu 2
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
2

Biodiversity Experts

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Aishah Hani Azil (Dr.)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
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Azidah Abdul Aziz (Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
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Fatimah Abang (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
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Heo Chong Chin (Dr.)
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
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Khaironizam Md Zain (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
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Liew Thor Seng (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
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Nivaarani Arumugam (Ms.)
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
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Raja Muhammad Zuha (Dr.)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
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Rosli Hashim (Prof. Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
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Suhaila Abd Hamid (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
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  • PM
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Zarim, N.A.S.A. & Ahmad, A. (2014). Checklist of Butterfly Fauna at Kuala Lompat, Krau Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 28: pp. 63-72
  2. Tan, P.E., Razali, M.F., Mohd Syafiq, A.R. & Kamal, J. (2014). Fauna Kupu-kupu (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae, Nymphalidae, Pieridae dan Lycaenidae) di Rezab Hidupan Liar Tanjung Tuan, Melaka, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 27: pp. 1-9
  3. Tan, C.C., Tajuddin, S., Mahat, M.F. & Tan, P.E. (2015). A Checklist of Butterflies of Tasek Bera Ramsar Site, Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 30: pp. 15-26
Book
  1. Corbet, A.S. & Pendlebury, H.M. (1993). The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Malaysian Nature Society, Malaysia. pp. 597.
  2. Kirton, L.G. (2014). A Naturalist's Guide to the Butterflies of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. John Beaufoy Publishing, England. pp. 176.
  3. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Mohd Nasir, A.H., Ahmad Fadzil, A.M., Richard, A.M. & Latiff, A. (2014). Hutan Gunung Besar Hantu, Negeri Sembilan: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 254.
  4. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Mohd Nasir, A.H., Azmi, N., Nor Hasliza, M.B. & Latiff, A. (2014). Hutan Simpan Gunung Tebu, Terengganu: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 343.
  5. Praveena, B.K. & Maria Arlene, J.A.S. (2013). Compendium of Facts and Figures. 2nd Edition. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 161.
Unpublish
  1. Checklist of Biodiversity of Setiu (2019)

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mrs. Hakimah Binti Jaafar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Nurul Athirah Liyana Bt Abdul Rashid, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Ms. Siti Zuliana Ahmad, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat, Mrs. Yasmin Syazwani Binti Mohammed & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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