Arhopala agesilaus gesa  Corbet, 1941

Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♂ Up. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♂ Un. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♀ Up. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♂ Up. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♂ Un. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♀ Up. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♂ Up. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♂ Un. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♀ Up. Arhopala agesilaus gesa ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala agesilaus gesa Corbet, 1941
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):157.
TL : Langkawi. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong and Southward),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Sumatra, Banka.
Arhopala agesilaus gesa map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Narathura agesilaus gesa ; Evans,1957 : 96. (P)
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ; Pinratana,1981 : 80, pl.13, fig.4,♂(Un) ; pl.36, figs.3,♂(Un),6,♂. (Satun: Ko Tarutao)
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ; Seki,1986 : 12. (Ranong)
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 610, pl.276, figs.L208,♀[♂],♀[♂](Un) (in part).
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 642, pl.291, figs.L234,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Satun; Ranong)
Arhopala agesilaus gesa ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 58, figs.♂(Khlong Naka),♂(Khlong Naka,Un),♀,♀(Un). (Kam Puan; Khlong Naka; Than To WF.) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 7♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low elevations (Alt.30m - 350m).
The figured male specimen from Than To WF., in Kimura et al.,2014 seems Arhopala norda or major.


Literature

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.


1999.07.18 - 2022.06.30.

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