The family Nymphalidae is the most speciose family of butterflies with about 6000 described species so far. The family contains many well-known species, such as the monarch, the Painted Lady, the buckeye, the fritillaries, checkerspots and the electric blue morphos. Thauria aliris. Thauria amplifascia. Thauria gabrieli. Thauria intermedia. Thauria lathy. Thauria merguia. Thauria pseudaliris. Thauria siamensis Jun 26, 2012 · The Tufted Jungle King (Thauria aliris pseudaliris ) is a large Nymphalidae species whose preferred habitat is the forest understory. We were surprised to see this fellow resting on a brickwall before settling on a ginger leaf. This butterfly checklist is a compilation of the list of species of butterflies as documented in The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula. by A. Steven Corbet and H.M. Pendlebury. 4th Edition revised by J.N. Eliot.