Arhopala atrax   (Hewitson,1862)


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


Synonyms

Arhopala alemon  de Niceville,1891 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):371-373, pl.F, figs.20‰,21Š.  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.(‰,BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala atrax ; Godfrey,1916 : 140. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Amblypodia hewitsoni ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (North)
Amblypodia alemon ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (North)
Amblypodia atrax ; Godfrey,1930 : 331.
  (Prae: Me Song forest / Chonburi: Sriracha / South: Pulo Adang)
Amblypodia hewitsoni ; Godfrey,1930 : 334. (Prae: Me Song forest / Umphang)
Amblypodia alemon ; Godfrey,1930 : 334. (West: Me Wong / Chiang Mai)
Amblypodia atrax ; Godfrey,1932a : 272. (Peninsular)
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Š,133Š(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,Š,Š(Un) ;
  pl,282, [fig.236,‰[Š],‰(Un)[Š(Un),‰[Š],‰(Un)[Š(Un)], as Arhopala alax ]. (Wiang Pa Pao / Chiang Dao / Wang Naum Khieo)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala atrax ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.116, figs.‰,‰(Un). (Xiang Khouang / Saravan)

[ VIETNAM ]
Arhopala atrax ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 28, fig.L-178‰,Š. (Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.          1992.11.13       1Š   P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.          1992.11.14   1‰       P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.          1992.11.18   1‰       P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.          1992.11.21       1Š   P.Sukkit      (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Chiang Dao.    1983.02.08       1Š   Local Catcher (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Chiang Dao.    1983.03.03       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1987.01.30   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1987.02.01   5‰ 4Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1987.02.01   1‰       A.Wakaumi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1983.03.04   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1983.03.05   2‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1988.03.05   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1983.03.09       2Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1984.04.04   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1983.04.06   1‰ 2Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1984.04.09   1‰       Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai,  Doi Suthep.    1984.04.16       1Š   Y.Inayoshi    (YI)

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 Niceville, 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.

1999.07.18 - 2011.03.15.