Arhopala perimuta perimuta  (Moore, [1858])

Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂ Up. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂ Un. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Up. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂ Up. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂ Un. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Up. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Nan, Thailand.
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂ Up. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂ Un. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Up. Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Un.
♂, Trat, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Amblypodia perimuta Moore, [1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. East India Co. (1):42.
TL : Sylhet. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Nepal, India, Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Langkawi.

● ssp.perimuta
ssp.regina
Arhopala perimuta perimuta map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala perimuta ; Godfrey,1916 : 140. (Chonburi: Hup Bon)
Amblypodia perimuta ; Godfrey,1930 : 336. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Narathura perimuta perimuta ; Evans,1957 : 123. (Siam)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Pinratana,1981 : 83, pl.13, fig.15,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi; Chiang Mai; Nakhon Ratchasima)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, figs.126,♂,127♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Ban Naudom)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 36. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Ban Na Lak; Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi; Phu Hin Dang)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 616, pl.279, figs.L224a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 650, pl.294, figs.L249a♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 63, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Montatan WF; Doi Suthep; Kao Yai; Wan Nam Khiewo; Kratchin WF; Kao Saverb)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig, Early Stages. (Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2022.08.01)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 73, pl.105, fig.A2,♂(Un). (Dan Sum, Vientiane)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.115, figs.♂,♀(Un),♀. (Vientiane; Xaignabouri)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 46-47. (Namdhua; Thabeng)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Arhopala sp. ; Woodfield & Murton,2006 : figs.♂,♂(Un). (Botum Sakor NP.)
Arhopala perimuta ; Onodera,2008 : 58. (Mondolkiri: Bousra)
Arhopala perimuta ; Onodera,2009 : 39, figs.♂,♂(Un).
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Monastyrskii et al.,2011 : 130. (Phnom Samkos W.S.)

[ VIETNAM ]
Narathura perimuta perimuta ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965 : 375, pl.16, figs.127,♀,128,♀(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Arhopala perimuta ; Vu,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 60, figs.L-78,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Gung Re; Phu Quoc)
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 60. (N / C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 6♂ 4♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phetchabun : 1♀ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 3♂ (photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Khammouan : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Savannakhet : 1♂ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally not rare in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (Alt.50m - 1300m).


Literature

Horsfield, T. & Moore, F.,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

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 perimuta perimuta ♂ Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♂
♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. ♂, Chaiyaphum, Thailand.
Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀ Arhopala perimuta perimuta ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2022.08.31.

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