Arhopala camdana camdana  Corbet, 1941

Arhopala camdana camdana ♀ Up. Arhopala camdana camdana ♀ Un.
♀, 2017.03.17. Betong dist., Yala, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala camdeo camdana Corbet, 1941
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):152, fig.9.
TL : Malaya. (♀, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra,
● ssp.
Arhopala camdana camdana map

Specimens Examined

Yala : Betong dist., 2017.03.17. 1♀ Y.Inayoshi (YI)
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This is the first record from Thailand. The butterfly is found in montane forests at moderate elevations.
The female specimen shown in Ek-Amnuay,2012 as Arhopala camdana from Ranong is quite different and possibly a distinct subspecies.


Corbet, A.S.,1941 : A key to the Indo-Malayan species of Arhopala Boisduval (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):149-183, figs.1-114.

Evans, W.H.,1957 : A Revision of the Arhopala Group of Oriental Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera).
Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 5(3):85-141.

2009.04.10 - 2022.05.31.

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