Arhopala birmana birmana   (Moore,[1884])


ON : Panchala birmana  Moore,[1884]
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):531.
TL : Toungu, British Burmah. (Š, BMNH)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hong Kong.


Synonyms

Acesina arisba  de Niceville,1891 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):369-370, pl.F, fig.19‰.  TL. Tilin Yaw ; Maulmain, Burma.
Arhopala birmana corthatha  Fruhstorfer,1914 : Duet. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 28(2):137.  TL. Hongkong. (‰)
Arhopala dascia  Swinhoe,1917 : Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8)19:409.  TL. Toungoo, Burma. (‰,BMNH)
* Amblypodia maymoica  Tytler,1926 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 31:588.  TL. N.Shan States. (‰,BMNH)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia birmana birmana ; Godfrey,1930 : 337. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Arhopala birmana birmana ; Pinratana,1981 : 100, pl.17, figs.5Š,6Š(Un) ; pl.34, fig.11Š ; pl.35, fig.4Š(Un). (Chiang Mai / Loei)
Arhopala birmana birmana ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55, fig.29,‰. (Mukdahan)
Arhopala birmana birmana ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 644, pl.293, fig.L278,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š,Š(Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Pha Hom Pok)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala birmana birmana ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 74, pl.105, figs.A11‰,A12‰(Un). (Vientiane)
Arhopala birmana birmana ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.119, figs.‰,‰(Un),‰,‰(Un). (Pakxe / Thakhek / Xaignabouri)

[ VIETNAM ]
Panchala birmana birmana ; Inoue & Kawazoe,1964b : 377-378, pl.17, figs.131‰,132‰(Un). (Lam Dong: Djiring)
Arhopala birmana ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong)
Arhopala birmana birmana ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 61, figs.L-93,‰,Š. (Lam Dong: Dambri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Nam Sakut.   1993.01.29   1‰       P.Sukkit (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.    1987.01.30       1Š   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.    1987.02.01   1‰       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.    1983.03.09       1Š   Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.    1984.04.06   1‰       Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Pong.      2012.03.09   1‰       Y.Inayoshi (YI)

Notes
Literature

Moore, F.,[1884] : Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883(4):521-535, pls.48-49.

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.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Neue Arhopala Rassen.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 28(2):121-137.

Swinhoe, C.,1917 : New species of Indo-Malayan Lepidoptera.
Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8)19:409-416.

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