Arhopala atrax  (Hewitson,1862)

Arhopala atrax ♂ Up. Arhopala atrax ♂ Un. Arhopala atrax ♀ Up. Arhopala atrax ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala atrax ♂ Up. Arhopala atrax ♂ Un. Arhopala atrax ♀ Up. Arhopala atrax ♀ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala atrax ♂ Up. Arhopala atrax ♂ Un. Arhopala atrax ♂ Up. Arhopala atrax ♂ Un.
♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♂, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.

ON : Amblyhpodia atrax Hewitson,1862
OD : Spec. Cat. Lyc. Brit. Mus. : 13, pl.7, figs.80,82.
TL : Bengal. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : Nepal, India, Sikkim to S.Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Synonyms

Arhopala alemon de Nicéville,1891 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):371-373, pl.F, figs.20♂,21♀. TL. Burma. (♂)
Arhopala hewitsoni Bethune-Baker,1903 : Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 17(1):132, pl.3, fig.9(♂) ; pl.5, figs.23,23a(♂,genitalia). TL. India.(♂,NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala atrax ; Godfrey,1916 : 140. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Amblypodia hewitsoni ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Amblypodia alemon ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Amblypodia atrax ; Godfrey,1930 : 331. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chonburi: Sriracha / [S: Pulo Adang])
Amblypodia hewitsoni ; Godfrey,1930 : 334. (Prae: Me Song forest / Umphang)
Amblypodia alemon ; Godfrey,1930 : 334. (W: Me Wong / Chiang Mai)
Amblypodia atrax ; Godfrey,1932a : 272. ([Peninsula])
Narathura hewitsoni ; Shirozu & Saigusa,1962 : 51-52, pl.6, figs.43♀, 44♀(Un), Textfig.21,♂genitalia. (Li / Doi Inthanon / Mae Hoi)
Narathura hewitsoni ; Kawazoé,1964 : 142. (N: Tham Kleap)
Arhopala atrax ; Pinratana,1981 : 87, pl.14, fig.7♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Loei / Nakhon Ratchaburi / Sakon Nakhon)
Arhopala atrax ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, fig.132♀,133♀(Un). (Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana)
Arhopala atrax ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 36. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Huay Sing ; Ban Na Lak ; Ban Gok Tum / Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai ; Nam Tok Soi Sawan)
Arhopala atrax ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Mukdahan: Phu Huai Sing)
Arhopala atrax ; Katsuyama et al.,2006 : 47, fig.61♂. (Nan: Ban Nam Poon)
Arhopala atrax ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 620, pl.281, fig.L235,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un); pl.282, fig.235,♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao / Chiang Dao / Wang Naum Khieo)
Arhopala alax ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.282, pl,282, fig.236,♂[♀],♂[♀](Un),♂[♀],♂[♀](Un). (in part)
Arhopala atrax ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 654, pl.297, fig.L259,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wiang Pa Pao / Chiang Dao / Wang Naum Khieo)
Arhopala atrax ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 66, fig.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok / Doi Suthep / Wan Nam Khiewo)
Arhopala alax ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 68, fig.♂,♂(Un). (Ban Mae Wa) (in part)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala atrax ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.116, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Xiang Khouang / Saravan)
Arhopala atrax ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53, pl.19. fig.Ly-153,♀,♀(Un). (21km east of Attapeu)

[ VIETNAM ]
Arhopala atrax ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 28, fig.L-178♂,♀. (Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Arhopala atrax ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 60. (C / S: Binh Thuan)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 6♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 8♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1862 : Specimen of a Catalogue of Lycaenidae in the British Museum.
British Museum, London. 4to:[iv]+15pp, 8 pls.

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,1891 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):341-398.

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.

Arhopala atrax ♂ Arhopala atrax ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala atrax ♂ Arhopala atrax ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2018.12.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.