Arhopala aberrans  (de Nicéville,[1889])

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

ON : Acesina aberrans de Nicéville,[1889]
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 57(4):279-280, pl.14, fig.3(♂),4(♀).
TL : Upper Tenasserim.
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Yunnan.

Synonym

Arhopala ellisi Evans,1914 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23(2):303-304. TL. Maymyo, Burma. (♂, NHML)


Type Materials Information

aberrans  ; Type ♂, 1882.Jan.06. Meplay Valley. C.T.Bingham ; ♀, Jan. Donat. C.T.Bingham.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia aberrans ; Godfrey,1927 : 126. (N)
Amblypodia aberrans ; Godfrey,1930 : 337. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chiang Mai)
Arhopala aberrans ; Pinratana,1981 : 102, pl.17, fig.10♂(Un). (Chiang Mai / Nakhon Ratchasima)
Arhopala aberrans ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, fig.144♂,145♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Huay Sing)
Arhopala aberrans ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 37. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak)
Arhopala aberrans ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 55. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram)
Arhopala aberrans ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 646, pl.294, figs.L283,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Kalasin)
Arhopala aberrans ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 682, pl.311, figs.L307,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Kalasin)
Arhopala aberrans ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 83, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Wan Nam Khiewo / Nam Nao / Phu Huay Sing)
Arhopala aberrans ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Chiang Mai)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala aberrans ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.118, figs.♂,♀(Un),♀. (Lak Sao)
Arhopala aberrans ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ VIETNAM ]
Panchala aberrans ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1964b : 378-379, pl.17, figs.133♂,134♂(Un). (Lam Dong: Djiring)
Arhopala aberrans ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 62. (by Inoué & Kawazoé,1964b)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 4♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai (alt. 500m - 1000m) : 10♂ 10♀ (incl.photo & photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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

Literature

de Nicéville, C.L.A.,[1889] : On new or little-known Butterflies from the Indian Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 57(4):273-293, pls.13,14.

Evans, W.H.,1914 : Notes on Indian butterflies. 11-17. [Part 3].
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 23(2)302-310.

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

1999.07.14 - 2019.09.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.