Arhopala alitaeus mirabella  Doherty,1889

Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Un.
♂, Krabi, Thailand. ♀, Krabi, Thailand.
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Un.
♂, Phetchaburi, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Un.
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Sa Kaeo, Thailand.
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀ Un.
♂, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. ♀, Trat, Thailand.
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Up. Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♂, Trat, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala mirabella Doherty,1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):420-421.
TL : Mergui. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Langkawi.

Synonym

Arhopala alitaeus valika Corbet,1941 : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):158. TL. Langkawi. (♂, NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Godfrey,1916 : 139. (Chonburi: Nong Yai Boo)
Amblypodia mirabella ; Godfrey,1930 : 331. (Chonburi: Sriracha / W: Klong Pong Kapo ; Thaungyin River)
Narathura alitaeus mirabella ; Evans,1957 : 106. (Siam)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Pinratana,1981 : 86, pl.14, fig.4♂(Un). (Chanthaburi / Prachinburi / Uthai Thani / Satun: Ko Tarutao)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Seki,1986 : 14. (Ranong)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 37, fig.109♂. (Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Na Pho Krang ; Phu Chong Na Yoi ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan ; Phu Hin Dang)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55. (Mukdahan: Phu Hin Khan / Ubon Ratchathani: Nam Tok Soi Sawan ; Ban Ba Hai)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 620, pl.281, fig.L232,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong / Koh Tarutao)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 652, pl.296, fig.L256,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong / Koh Tarutao)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 67, fig.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Bang Salock / Bung Kahn / Wan Nam Khiewo / Phu Chong na Yoi / Krathin WF / Kao Saverb / Khlong Thariew / Ranong Hot Spring / Khlong Naka)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig, Early Stages. (Sa Kaeo / Chanthaburi)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.115, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Pakxe)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.

[ VIETNAM ]
Amblypodia alitaeus ; Lemee,1950 : 20. (Hagiang)
Narathura alitaeus mirabella ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1964b : 365-366, pl.14, figs.103♂,104♂(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Arhopala alitaeus ; Lien,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Arhopala alitaeus ; Hao et al.,2004 : 11. (Cuc Phuong)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 28, fig.L-173♂,♀. (Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 60. (S: Dong nai / Tay Ninh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Phrae : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂ 2♀ (incl.photo by T.Aoyama).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 12♂ 5♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 4♂ 5♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Examples in continental area have greyish ground color and more conspicuous markings on the underside of both wings as Kimura et al.,2014 pointed out.

Literature

Doherty, W.,1889 : On certain Lycaenidae from Lower Tenasserim.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):409-440, 2 pls.

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 alitaeus mirabella ♂ Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♀
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama) ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand. (photo by T.Aoyama)
Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂ Arhopala alitaeus mirabella ♂
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♂, Trat, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2019.03.31.
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