Arhopala antimuta antimuta  Felder & Felder,[1865]

Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Up. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Un. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀ Up. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Up. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Un. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀ Up. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Up. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Un. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀ Up. Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala antimuta Felder & Felder,[1865]
OD : Reise Fregatte Novara, Lep. Rhop. (2):233.
TL : Malacca Interior. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Singapore,
Sumatra, Nias, Natuna.

Synonyms

Arhopala davisonii de Nicéville,1890 : Butts. India Burmah Ceylon. 3:280, fig.135(♂). TL. Singapore. (♂)
Arhopala antimuta tana Corbet,1941 : 162. TL. Ataran Valley, Burma. (♂, NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala antimuta ; Godfrey,1916 : 139. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Amblypodia antimuta ; Godfrey,1930 : 336. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Narathura antimuta antimuta ; Evans,1957 : 124. (Peninsular Siam)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Reeves,1967a : 127. (Khao Yai)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Pinratana,1981 : 84, pl.13, fig.17♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Ranong)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Seki,1986 : 14. (Ranong)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 616, pl.279, fig.L225,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀(center),♀(right,Un). (in part)
Arhopala moorei busa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 616, pl.279, fig.L222,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong)
Arhopala arvina adalitas ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 634, pl.288, fig.L256b,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Les Day,2011- : Butterflies of Koh Samui, fig.1ex,(Un). (Koh Samui / Koh Phangan)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 650, pl.295, fig.L250,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Ranong / Phang-nga / Yala)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 64, fig.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep / Ranong Hot Spring / Kam Puan / Khlong Naka / Ka Chong / Than To WF)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.115, fig.♀(Un). (Xaignabouri)
Arhopala antimuta antimuta ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 6♂ 6♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♂ 2♂ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♂ 1♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
A female example from Chiang Mai has very broad black border on both wings.

Literature

Felder, C. & Felder, R.,1865-1875 :
Rhopalocera. In Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen Commodore B. von Wullerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band:
Abtheilung. Wien : vi + 548 + [1] pp in 5 parts, 140 pls.

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1890 : The butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon.
A descriptive handbook of all the known species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera Inhabiting that region, with notices of allied species occurring in the neighbouring countries along the border; with numerous illustrations. Vol.3 (Lycaenidae).
Calcutta Central Press. 4to : xii+503pp, frontispiece, pls.25-29.

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.

Eliot, J.N.,1978 : in Corbet & Pendlebury, The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. 3rd Edition revised.
1-578, pls.1-55.

Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♂ Arhopala antimuta antimuta ♀
♂, Koh Phangan, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici) ♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2019.03.31.
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