Arhopala centaurus nakula   (Felder & Felder,1860)


ON : Amblypodia nakula  Felder & Felder,1860
OD : Wien. ent. Monats. 4(12):395.
TL : Malay Pen. (BMNH)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, Malay Pen.,
Singapore, Borneo, Singkep, Nias, Sumatra, Belitung, Bangka, Dumaran, Calamian.


Synonym

Arhopala centaurus cervidius  Fruhstorfer,1914 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):158.  TL. Borneo. (‰,BMNH)


Type Material Information

nakula ; Lectotype ‰, #147896, Malacca interior. det by Gaonkar & Vane-Wright,2003. (BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala centaurus ; Godfrey,1916 : 139. (Bangkok)
Arhopala centaurus ; Pendlebury,1923 : 45. (Nakhon Sri Thammarat: Tai Sai River ; Khao Ram)
Amblypodia centaurus centaurus ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (North)
Amblypodia centaurus centaurus ; Godfrey,1930 : 334. (Thailand)
Amblypodia centaurus ; Godfrey,1931 : 195. (Ko Tao)
Narathura centaurus centaurus ; Evans,1957 : 113. (Siam)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Pinratana,1981 : 75, pl.12, fig.1‰(Un). (Chiang Mai / Ranong / Yala)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Seki,1986 : 12. (Ranong)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, figs.122‰,123‰(Un).
  (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep ; Phu Pha Phung / Ubon Ratchathani: Pha Taem ; Kaeng Tana)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 35.
  (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Huay Sing ; Nam Tok Tad Ton ; Nam Tok Kham Cha I ; Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum / Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai ; Ban Na Pho Krang ; Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Kaeng Tana ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan ; Kaeng E-Keow ; Phu Hin Dang)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54.
  (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Hin Khan ; Phu Huai Sing / Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap ; Kaen Tana ; Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Ban Ba Hai)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 66, fig.85‰. (Umphang)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.62‰. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 600, pl.272, fig.L189,‰,Š,Š(Un). (Wang Chin / Yala)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 73, col.pl.15,‰ ; pl.104, figs.B5‰,B6‰(Un),B7‰[Š],B8Š(Un).
  (Tha Ngone / Vientiane / Luang Prabang / Pakse)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.116, figs.‰,‰(Un),Š. (Xiang Kouang / Saravan)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Thabok / Namdhua / Thabeng / Thakhek)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Arhopala pseudocentaurus ; Onodera,2007 : 29, fig.90‰. (Siem Reap: Angkor)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus ; Onodera,2009 : 63,65. (Mondolkiri: Bousra / Siem Reap: Phnum Kulen)

[ VIETNAM ]
Arhopala centaurus ; Godfrey,1919 : 469. (South: Daban)
Amblypodia centaurus ; Lemee,1950 : 20. (Hagiang)
Amblypodia centaurus ; Metaye,1957 : 89. (South)
Narathura centaurus centaurus ; Inoue & Kawazoe,1964b : 375. (Thu Duc, Ho Chi Minh / Trang Bom, Dong Nai / Ba Diem)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 51, figs.4:1‰,2‰(Un),7:30(‰genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Bach Ma)
Arhopala pseudocentaurus nakula ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 60, figs.L-72,‰,Š.
  (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.       1984.03.14       1Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.                  1992.11.16       1Š   P.Sukkit       (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.             1983.03.29   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.             1983.04.03   2‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.             1983.03.05       2Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.             1983.03.09       4Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.             1983.04.01   4‰ 2Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.             1983.04.06   2‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.          1983.01.16   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.          1983.03.25   3‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.          1983.03.27   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chanthaburi, Khao Soi Dao.          1983.03.28   2‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chonburi, Pattaya.                  1990.11.23   1‰       Y.Shiraishi    (YI)
 Ranong, Bo Nam Ron.                 1983.03.14   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Bo Nam Ron.                 1983.04.17   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.03.15       2Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.03.16       2Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.03.17   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.03.18   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.03.19   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.04.12   2‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.04.13       1Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.04.14   1‰ 1Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.                1983.04.15   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)

Notes
Literature

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,1860 : Lepidoptera nova in paeninsula Malayica collecta diagnosibus instructa.
Wien. ent. Monats. 4(12):394-402.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Neue Arhopala Rassen.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):155-166.

Vane-Wright, R.I. & Gaonkar, H.,2006 : The Arhopala butterflies described by Fabricius:
A. centaurus is from Java, A. democritus from Phuket (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Entomological Science (2006)9:295-311.

1999.07.10 - 2009.11.10.