Arhopala epimete duessa  Doherty,1889

Arhopala epimete duessa ♂ Up. Arhopala epimete duessa ♂ Un. Arhopala epimete duessa ♀ Up. Arhopala epimete duessa ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala epimete duessa ♂ Up. Arhopala epimete duessa ♂ Un. Arhopala epimete duessa ♀ Up. Arhopala epimete duessa ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala duessa Doherty,1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 58(4):419, pl.23, fig.6,(♂).
TL : Myitta, Burma. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Langkawi.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia duessa ; Godfrey,1930 : 336-337. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Pinratana,1981 : 97, pl.16, figs.7♂,8♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Ranong)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 640, pl.291, fig.L269,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Phrae)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 674, pl.307, fig.L293,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai / Phrae)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 79, fig.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khlong Naka / Tarutao Is)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.118, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Oudomxay / Phong Si)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ VIETNAM ]
Arhopala epimete ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Phong Dien)
Arhopala epimete duessa ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 61. (C: Thua Thien Hue)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♂ 3♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

[ LAOS ]
Bolikhamxai : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally common in lowland primary forest.

Literature

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

Arhopala epimete duessa ♂ Arhopala epimete duessa ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala epimete duessa ♂ Arhopala epimete duessa ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, 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.