Arhopala muta maranda  Corbet, 1941

Arhopala muta maranda ♂ Up. Arhopala muta maranda ♂ Un. Arhopala muta maranda ♀ Up. Arhopala muta maranda ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Arhopala muta maranda ♂ Up. Arhopala muta maranda ♂ Un. Arhopala muta maranda ♀ Up. Arhopala muta maranda ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Arhopala muta maranda Corbet, 1941
OD : Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)10(9):155.
TL : Malaya. (♂)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), Langkawi,
W.Malaysia, Singapore.

● ssp.merguiana
ssp.maranda
Arhopala muta maranda map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala muta maranda ; Pinratana,1981 : 83, pl.13, fig.12,♂(Un). (Yala) (in part)
Arhopala muta maranda ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 616, pl.278, figs.L221b♀,♀(Un). (Yala) (in part)
"Arhopala muta maranda ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 648, pl.294, figs.L246b♂(Malaysia),♀(Malaysia),♀(Un,Malaysia)."
Arhopala muta maranda ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 62, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Than To WF.)
Arhopala muta maranda ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2020- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Yala) (accessed: 2022.08.01)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Yala : 2♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at low elevations (Alt.200m - 350m).


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.


Arhopala muta maranda ♀
♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)

1999.07.18 - 2022.08.31.

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