Arhopala major major   (Staudinger,1889)


ON : Amblypodia agesilaus var.major  Staudinger,1889
OD : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 2(1):128
TL : Malacca.
Distribution : P.Thailand, Malay Pen., Aur, Sumatra, Borneo, Karimata,
Natuna, Laut, Bangka, Belitung, Mentawai, Palawan.


Synonym

Arhopala catori  Bethune-Baker,1903 : Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 17(1):93-94, pl.2, fig.11(‰) nec, pl.5, fig.8,8a(‰,genitalia).  TL. Borneo. (BMNH)


Type Materials Information

major  ; Lectotype ‰, Tanyong Malim, Malacca. Kunstler 1886. designated by Takanami,1989. (MNHU)
catori  ; Lectotype ‰, Borneo. (BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Narathura catori ; Evans,1957 : 97. (Peninsular Siam)
Arhopala catori ssp. ; Pinratana,1981 : 82, pl.36, figs.9Š,12Š(Un). (Trang)
Arhopala major major ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 614, pl.278, fig.L215,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un) ;
  pl.278, [fig.221b,‰,‰(Un), as muta maranda ]. (Trang)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.     1983.03.15   1‰       Y.Inayoshi  (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.     1983.04.12       1Š   Y.Inayoshi  (YI)
 Ranong, Klong Nakha.     1983.04.14   1‰       Y.Inayoshi  (YI)
 Yala, Than To.           1987.03.22   1‰       Y.Inayoshi  (YI)

Notes
Literature

Staudinger, O.,1889 : Lepidopteren der Insel Palawan.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 2(1):3-180, pls.1,2.

Bethune-Baker, G.T.,1903 : A Revision of the Amblypodia Group of Butterflies of the Family Lycaenidae.
Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 17(1):3-164, 5 pls.

Takanami, Y.,1989 : On Some Type Specimens of Lycaenidae from South East Asia (Lepidoptera).
Tyo to Ga 40(1):23-80.

1999.07.18 - 2009.05.20.