Arhopala khamti  Doherty, 1891

Arhopala khamti ♂ Up. Arhopala khamti ♂ Un. Arhopala khamti ♀ Up. Arhopala khamti ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala khamti ♂ Up. Arhopala khamti ♂ Un. Arhopala khamti ♀ Up. Arhopala khamti ♀ Un.
♂, Phetchabun, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala khamti Doherty, 1891
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 60(1):32-33, pl.1, fig.5.
TL : Margherita, Upper Assam. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hainan.
Arhopala khamti map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala khamti ; Pinratana,1981 : 81, pl.14, fig.6,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon)
Arhopala khamti ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 612, pl.277, figs.L211,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon)
Arhopala khamti ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 644, pl.292, figs.L237,♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon)
Arhopala khamti ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 59, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep)
Arhopala oenea ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 59, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok; Doi Suthep)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala khamti ssp. ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.114, figs.♂,♀(Un). (Oudomxay; Thateng)
Arhopala khamti ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.

[ VIETNAM ]
Arhopala khamti ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Huong Thuy)
Arhopala khamti ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 60. (C: Thua Thien Hue / S: Dong Nai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 5♂ 2♀ (incl.photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Oudomxai : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.800m - 1000m). Further taxonomic study is needed.


Literature

Doherty, W.,1891 : New and rare Indian Lycaenidae.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 60(1):32-37, pl.1.

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 khamti ♂ Arhopala khamti ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. (photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2022.06.30.

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