Arhopala atosia malayana  Bethune-Baker, 1903

Arhopala atosia malayana ♂ Up. Arhopala atosia malayana ♂ Un. Arhopala atosia malayana ♀ Up. Arhopala atosia malayana ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Arhopala atosia malayana ♂ Up. Arhopala atosia malayana ♂ Un. Arhopala atosia malayana ♂ Up. Arhopala atosia malayana ♂ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♂, Pattani, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala malayana Bethune-Baker, 1903
OD : Ent. mon. Mag. 39:218.
TL : Singapore. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Pattani and Southward),
W.Malaysia, Singapore.

● ssp.jahara
ssp.malayana
Arhopala atosia malayana map

Synonym

Arhopala atosia udapa Corbet, 1941 : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):153. TL. Malaya. (♂, NHML)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala atosia malayana ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 57, figs.♂(Than To WF),♂(Un),♂(Than To WF),♂(Un),♀(Than To WF),♀(Un). (Than To WF) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Pattani : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 10♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is not rare in montane forest at low elevations (Alt.100m - 350m).
The populations from P.Thailand (Pattani to Yala) have a narrower forewing border, more purplish darker uniform ground color on the upperside than ssp.jahara.


Literature

Bethune-Baker, G.T.,1903 : A new Species of Arhopala from Singapore
Ent. mon. Mag. 39(9):218.

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.


1999.07.11 - 2022.07.31.

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