Arhopala aida aida  Nicéville, 1889

Arhopala aida aida ♂ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♂ Un. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala aida aida ♂ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♂ Un. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Arhopala aida aida ♂ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♂ Un. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.
Arhopala aida aida ♂ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♂ Un. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Up. Arhopala aida aida ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Satun (Koh Tarutao), Thailand.

ON : Arhopala aida Nicéville, 1889
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 4(3):168-168, pl.A, fig.1,♂.
TL : Pegu, Yoma, Burma. (♂, NZC)
Distribution : 'E.Indies', S.Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam, Langkawi.
Arhopala aida aida map

Type Material Information

1♂ Type, Dec.1887. Pegu Yoma, Burmna. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 76, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Arhopala aida ; Godfrey,1916 : 139. (Chonburi: Nong Yai Boo)
Narathura aida aida ; Evans,1957 : 107. (Siam; Peninsular Siam)
Arhopala aida aida ; Pinratana,1981 : 86, pl.14, fig.5,♂(Un). (Chanthaburi; Kao Yai; Pranchinburi; Rayong; Ranong)
Arhopala aida aida ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 258, fig.130,♂,131♂(Un). (Mukdahan: Phu Mu; Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Shang; Phu Huay Sing; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana)
Arhopala aida aida ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 36. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram; Phu Huay Sing; Nam Tok Tad Ton; Nam Tok Kham Cha I; Ban Na Lak; Ban Gok Tum; Ubon Ratchathani: Ban Ba Hai; Ban Na Pho Krang; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Kaeng Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Kaeng E-Keow; Phu Hin Dang)
Arhopala aida aida ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 54. (Mukdahan: Phu Hin Khan; Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana; Nam Tok Soi Sawan; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Phu Pung; Ban Ba Hai)
Arhopala pseudomuta pseudomuta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.280, figs.L229b♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Arhopala havilandi kota ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.281, figs.L231,♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Arhopala aida aida ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : pl.281, figs.L233,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un). (in part)
Arhopala aida aida ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, fig.[♂](Un). (Koh Samui) (in part) (accessed: 2022.08.01)
Arhopala ariana wilcocksi ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.296, figs.L255b♀,♀(Un). (in part)
Arhopala aida aida ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : pl.297, figs.L257,♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀(right),♀(right,Un). (in part)
Arhopala aida aida ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 67, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ban Salock; Phu Pha Thaep; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Khao Soi Dao; Kaper WF; Kam Puan; Kao Luang; Thaleban)
Arhopala aida aida ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs, Early Stages. (Sa Kaeo; Chanthaburi) (accessed: 2023.07.05)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala aida aida ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 216, pl.115, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Thateng; Lak Sao)
Arhopala aida aida ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Thabeng)
Arhopala aida aida ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 53, pl.18, figs.Ly-149,♀,♀(Un). (near Vientiane)
Arhopala aida aida ; Onodera,2022 : 85, pl.215, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Bolikhamxai: Thabok; Savannakhet)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Arhopala aida aida ; Kosterin,2019 : 91, figs.14(Un),15(Un). (Preah Sihanouk)
Arhopala elopura ; Kosterin,2019 : 91, fig.22(Un). (Koh Kong)
Arhopala aida aida ; Kosterin,2020 : 317. (Siem Reap)
Arhopala elopura ssp. ; Kosterin,2020 : 318, figs.35(Un),40(Un),41(Un). (Preah Vihear; Stueng Treng) (in part)
Arhopala aida aida ; Chartier & Kosterin,2022 : 122. (Kep; Koh Kong; Kampot; Preah Sihanouk; Siem Reap)

[ VIETNAM ]
Narathura aida aida ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965 : 368, pl.14, figs.111,♂112,♂(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Arhopala aida ; Vu,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Arhopala aida aida ; Luong et al.,2004 : 10, 78, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Arhopala aida ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi; Huong Thuy; Phong Dien)
Arhopala aida aida ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 60, figs.L-80,♂,♀. (Dong Nai: Thac Mai; Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Arhopala aida aida ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 60. (C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 9♂ 4♀ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 2♀ (photo by T.Laola).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 6♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sa Kaeo : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 3♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 8♂ 8♀ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Krabi : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Pattani : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun (Koh Tarutao) : 4♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Sekong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Champasak : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forests at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 10 - 550m).


Literature

Nicéville, L.de,1889 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indian region.
with a revision of the genus Plestoneura of Felder and of Authors.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 4(3):163-194, pls.A.B.


Arhopala aida aida ♂ Arhopala aida aida ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala aida aida ♂ Arhopala aida aida ♂
♂, Surat Thani, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani, Thailand.

1999.07.18 - 2024.04.30.

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