Herona marathus angustata

Moore 1879 - The Yellow Pasha

Koh Samui only.

A rare species, confined to forests, and very localised in distribution.

Flight Period



60 - 80mm

Early Stages

Fully known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resources: S. Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume.2 , Page 511.

Larval Foodplant

In India, a Celtis sp (Ulmaceae) has been recorded.


Peninsular Thailand, far north of Malaysia (Langkawi Isl. being the southernmost limit). Other subspecies in N. E. India, rest of Thailand and N. Laos, N. Vietnam and S. China.