Arhopala myrzala lammas  Corbet, 1941

Arhopala myrzala lammas ♂ Up. Arhopala myrzala lammas ♂ Un. Arhopala myrzala lammas ♀ Up. Arhopala myrzala lammas ♀ Un.
♂, Satun (Khuan Don dist.), Thailand. ♀, Satun (Khuan Don dist.), Thailand.

ON : Arhopala myrzala lammas Corbet, 1941
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):152, fig.6.
TL : Malaya. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand, W.Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo.

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Arhopala myrzala lammas map

Records taken from Literature

'Arhopala myrzala lammas ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 606, pl.274, figs.L201b♂(Malaysia),♂(Un,Malaysia).'
'Arhopala myrzala lammas ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 638, pl.289, figs.L227b♂(Malaysia),♂(Un,Malaysia).'
'Arhopala myrzala lammas ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 55. (by literature)'

Specimens Examined

Satun : Khuan Don dist. 2018.06.29. 1♂ 1♀ A.Giudici (YI).
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This is the first reliable record from Thailand. The specimens are obtained by Antonio Giudici on 29.Jun.2018 in Satun province.
Pinratana,1981 recorded Arhopala myrzala lammas from Songkhla, however the figured specimen is Arhopala bazaloides, and the figured specimen shown in Ek-Amnuay,[2007],2012 is from Malaysia.
The butterfly is uncommon in montane forests at low elevations.


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.

Arhopala myrzala lammas ♂+♀;
♂+♀, Satun (Khuan Don dist.), Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2022.05.31.

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