Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe  Doherty, 1889

Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ♂ Up. Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ♂ Un. Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ♀ Up. Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ♀ Un.
♂, 2016.04.09. Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.
(photo by K.Yano)
♀, 2016.04.09. Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.
(photo by K.Yano)

ON : Arhopala belphoebe Doherty, 1889
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal Pt.II 58(4):421, pl.23, fig.18.
TL : Myitta, Tavoy. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Assam, Myanmar, C.Thailand, Laos.
Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 34-35, figs.70,♂,♂(Un). (Nakhon Nayok)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala belphoebe ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.114, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀. (Phong Si)
Arhopala belphoebe ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nakhon Nayok : 1♂ 1♀, 2016.04.09. K.Yano
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

This is the first record from Thailand.
The butterfly is rare in montane forest at moderate elevations.


Literature

Doherty, W.,1889 : On certain Lycaenidae from lower Tenasserim.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal Pt.II. 58(4):409-440, pl.23.


Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ♂ Arhopala belphoebe belphoebe ♀
♂, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano) ♀, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. (photo by K.Yano)

1999.07.11 - 2022.05.31.

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