Arhopala asopia  (Hewitson,[1869])

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

ON : Amblypodia asopia Hewitson,[1869]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:14f, 2:pl.3c, figs.50,51.
TL : Maulmein. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia asopia ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Amblypodia asopia ; Godfrey,1930 : 336. (Chiang Mai / North-East: Sen Tor (Nam Pat))
Arhopala asopia ; Pinratana,1981 : 97, pl.16, figs.4♂,5♀,6♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Phitsanulok)
Arhopala asopia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, fig.138♂,139♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep)
Arhopala asopia ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 37. (Mukdahan: Nam Tok Tad Ton)
Arhopala asopia ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Hin Khan / Ubon Ratchathani: Warin Chamrap)
Arhopala asopia ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 638, pl.290, fig.L267,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Phu Phan / [Than To])
Arhopala asopia ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 674, pl.307, fig.L291,♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Phu Phan / [Than To])
Arhopala asopia ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 78, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep / Mae Hong Son / Bung Khan / Phu Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala asopia ssp. ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 74, pl.105, fig.A8(Un). (no loc.)
Arhopala asopia ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.118, figs.♂,♀. (Vang Vieng / Vientiane)
Arhopala asopia ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Laksao)
Arhopala asopia ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 6♂ 6♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in semi-dried forest at low to moderate elevations.

Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1863-1878 : Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae.
London, van Vorst. x+229pp. and 14a-14h, Suppl. 1-47; pls. (108, numbered;)
1-85, 88-92, 3a,3b,3c, Suppl.I-VII, Ia, Ib, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, Va, Vb. In 8 parts.

Arhopala asopia ♂ Arhopala asopia ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala asopia ♀&♂
♀&♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2019.03.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.