Arhopala similis  H.H.Druce, 1895

Arhopala similis ♂ Up. Arhopala similis ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala similis H.H.Druce, 1895
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895(3):592.
TL : Sandakan, Borneo. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Satun ; Yala),
W.Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Lingga.
Arhopala similis map

Synonym

Arrhopala [sic] anila Nicéville, [1896] : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(2):174. TL. Perak. (♂)


Type Material Information

anila  ; 1♀[♂] Type, Aug.1894. Sumatra, Perak. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 80, figs.♀[♂],♀[♂](Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala similis ; Pinratana,1981 : 75, pl.13, fig.1,♂(Un). (Yala)
Arhopala similis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 602, pl.272, figs.L191,♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Arhopala similis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 632, pl.286, figs.L216,♂,♂(Un). (Yala)
Arhopala similis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 53, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Thaleban)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low elevations.


Literature

Druce, H.H.,1895 : A Monograph of the Bornean Lycaenidae.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895(3):556-627, pls.31-34.

Nicéville, L. de.,[1896] : On new and little-known Lepidoptera from the Indo-Malayan Region, (2).
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(2):169-194, pls.R,S,T.

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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