Arhopala kurzi  (Distant, 1885)

Arhopala kurzi ♂ Up. Arhopala kurzi ♂ Un. Arhopala kurzi ♀ Up. Arhopala kurzi ♀ Un.
♂, 2014.06.28. Yala, Thailand. ♀, 2017.03.23. Yala, Thailand.
Arhopala kurzi ♀ Up. Arhopala kurzi ♀ Un. Arhopala kurzi ♀ Up. Arhopala kurzi ♀ Un.
♀, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala kurzi Distant, 1885
OD : Rhopalocera Malayana : 268, pl.21, fig.1,♂.
TL : Malacca. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Nakhon Si Thammarat and Southward),
W.Malaysia.
Arhopala kurzi map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala kurzi ; Saito & Inayoshi,2018 : 35, figs.71,♂,♂(Un),72,♀,♀(Un). (Yala)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Nakhon Si Thammarat: 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 4♂ 5♀ (incl.photo by S.Atdhabhan).
1♂, 2014.06.28. P.Sukkit (YI) ; 1♀, 2017.03.23. Y.Inayoshi (YI).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The specimen shown above is the first one found in Thailand. The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at moderate elevations (Alt.600m - 800m).


Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

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 kurzi ♂
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

2018.11.30 - 2022.07.31.

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