Arhopala elopura ssp.  

Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Un. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♀ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♀ Un.
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)
Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Un. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♀ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♀ Un.
♂, Sekong, Laos. ♀, Vientiane, Laos.
Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Un. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♀ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♀ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Un. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Up. Arhopala elopura ssp. ♂ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♂, Trat, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala elopura ssp.
OD :
TL :
Distribution : Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Narathura pseudomuta dama ; Evans,1957 : 107. (Siam / Peninsular Siam)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Pinratana,1981 : 85, pl.14, fig.2♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Nakhon Ratchasima) (in part)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, fig.128♂,129♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Mu)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 36. (Mukdahan: Nam Tok Kham Cha I ; Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum / Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai ; Ban Na Pho Krang ; Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan ; Kaeng E-Keow ; Phu Hin Dang)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan ; Phu Chong Na Yoi)
[ Arhopala elopura dama ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.280, fig.L228,♀(Laos). (in part) ]
[ Arhopala elopura dama ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.295, fig.L253,♀(Laos). (in part) ]
Arhopala elopura dama ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 65, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Phu Chong Na Yoi)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala elopura dama ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.115, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Vientiane / Xam Neua)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Namdhua / Thabeng)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.

[ VIETNAM ]
Narathura pseudomuta dama ; Evans,1957 : 107. (Annam)
Narathura elopura elopura ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1964b : 366-367, pl.14, figs.105♂,106♂(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Narathura ariana ariana ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1964b : 368, pl.14, figs.107♂,108♂(Un),109♀,110♀(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Arhopala elopura ; Lien,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Hao et al.,2004 : 11, 79, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Arhopala elopura ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 60, figs.L-79,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Gung Re / Phu Quoc)
Arhopala dama ; Nihira,2009 : 100, fig.f6♀. (Phu Quoc)
Arhopala elopura dama ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 60. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 5♂ 4♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 6♂ 10♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Vientiane : 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Evans,1957 treated specimen of all continental area to Peninsular Thailand and Langkawi as ssp.dama. But examples from North Thailand to Laos and Vietnam have indigo blue ground color on the upperside and broader black borders on the upperside of the forewing.

Literature

Evans, W.H.,1957 : A Revision of the Arhopala Group of Oriental Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 5(3):85-141.

2018.12.31.