Tanaecia pelea

The Malay Viscount, Tanaecia pelea, is a species of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family.


Tanaecia pelea has a wingspan reaching about 65–70 millimetres (2.6–2.8 in). The basic colour of the upper wings is pale brown with pearly-bluish edges. It has dark brown marking on the basal area and a discal series of dark brown-edged hastate markings.


It is found in Singapore, mainland Malaysia, Borneo, Nias and Pulau Tioman.