Arhopala amantes amatrix  Nicéville, 1891

Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂ Up. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂ Un. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♀ Up. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂ Up. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂ Un. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♀ Up. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala amatrix Nicéville, 1891
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):370-371, pl.G, figs.23,♂, 24,♀.
TL : Tilin Yaw, Upper Burma. (♂, NZC)
Distribution : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.
Arhopala amantes amatrix map

Type Materials Information

1♂ Type, 8.May.1890. Tilin Yaw, N.Burma. (NZC) ; 1♀ Type, 18.May.1890. Tilin Yaw, N.Burma. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 78-79, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia amantes amatrix ; Godfrey,1930 : 335. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Narathura amantes amatrix ; Evans,1957 : 110. (Siam)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Pinratana,1981 : 75, pl.12, fig.2,♂(Un). (Mae Hong Son; Chiang Mai)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, figs.124,♂,125,♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Phung; Phu Pha Thaep; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 35-36. (Mukdahan: Phu Huay Sing; Ban Na Lak; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng E-Keow)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Hin Khan)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 600, pl.272, figs.L190,♂,♂(Un),♀. (Chiang Mai)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 632, pl.286, figs.L215,♂,♂,♀. (Chiang Mai)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 52, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Wan Nam Khiewo; Sai Yok Noi)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.116, figs.♂,♀. (Vientiane)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Thakhek)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.

[ VIETNAM ]
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 60, fig.L-73,♂. (Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Arhopala amantes amatrix ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 59. (C: Dak Lak / S: Tay Ninh; Binh Thuan)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 2♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 11♂ 1♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Uttaradit : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.300m - 1000m).


Literature

Nicéville, L. de.,1891 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):341-398.


Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂ Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala amantes amatrix ♂ab. Arhopala amantes amatrix ♀
♂(ab.), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.10 - 2022.05.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.