Arhopala opalina fruhstorferi  (Röber, 1897)

ON : Amblypodia fruhstorferi Röber, 1897
OD : Ent. Nachr. 23(1):6.
TL : "Gede-Gebrge, West-Java" [? Burma] (♀, NHML)
Distribution : Myanmar, P.Thailand. [Sumatra]
● ssp.opalina
Arhopala opalina fruhstorferi map

Records taken from Literature

Arhopala opalina azala [sic] ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 606, pl.274, figs.L199b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Arhopala opalina azala [sic] ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 638, pl.288, figs.L225b♂,♂(Un). (Ranong)
Arhopala opalina azata ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 55, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring)


According to Evans,1957, type locality of fruhstorferi is considered to be Myanmar. The record from Ranong is possibly this taxon. Further taxonomic study is needed.


Röber, J.K.M.,1897 : Neue Schmetterlinge aus Java.
Ent. Nachr. 23(1):5-7.

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.

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