Arhopala ijanensis  Bethune-Baker,1897

Arhopala ijanensis ♂ Up. Arhopala ijanensis ♂ Un. Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Up. Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Arhopala ijanensis ♂ Up. Arhopala ijanensis ♂ Un. Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Up. Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

Arhopala ijanensis ♂ Up. Arhopala ijanensis ♂ Un. Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Up. Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala ijanensis Bethune-Baker,1897
OD : Ent. mon. Mag. 33:203-204.
TL : Gunong Ijan, Perak, Malay Pen. (NHML)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, Thailand, Langkawi, W.Malaysia.

Synonyms

Nilasera subfasciata Moore,[1884] : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):532, pl.49, fig.2. TL. Tavoy, Burmah. (♂,NHML) (homonym)
Arhopala ijauensis (sic) simonea Corbet,1941 : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):151. (replacement for subfasciata)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia subfasciata ; Godfrey,1930 : 329. (P: Bangnara)
Amblypodia subfasciata ; Godfrey,1932a : 272. (Peninsula)
Narathura ijauensis (sic) ; Evans,1957 : 89. (Siam / Peninsular Siam)
Arhopala ijanensis ; Pinratana,1981 : 76, pl.12, fig.3♂(Un). (Phuket / Ranong)
Arhopala ijanensis ; Seki,1986 : 12. (Ranong)
Arhopala ijanensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 602, pl.272, fig.L193,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Phuket / Ranong / Than To)
Arhopala ijanensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 634, pl.286, fig.L218,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Phuket / Ranong / Than To)
Arhopala ijanensis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 53, fig.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan / Khlong Naka / Ka Chon / Than To WF)
Arhopala ijanensis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig.1ex.(Un). (Surat Thani)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 7♂ 3♀ ; Ranong dist ; Suk Samran dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phangnga : 1♂ ; Khura Buri dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici) ; Phanom dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici) ; Ron Phibun dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 2♀ ; Than To dist ; Betong dist.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
As Kimura et al.,2014 pointed out, The population in Yala has darker and more purplish tinge on both sides.

Literature

Moore, F.,[1884] : Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):521-535, pls.48-49.

Bethune-Baker, G.T.,1897 : Four new species of Arhopala.
Ent. mon. Mag. 33:202-205.

Corbet, A.S.,1941 : A key to the Indo-Malayan species of Arhopala Boisduval (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):149-183, figs.1-114.

Arhopala ijanensis ♀ Arhopala ijanensis ♀
♀, Surat Thani, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)
Arhopala ijanensis ♀
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.11 - 2018.09.30.