Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis  (Hewitson, 1862)

Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Un. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Un. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Un. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Un. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Up. Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Un.
♂, Surat Thani (Koh Samui), Thailand. (photo by L.Day) ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Amblypodia silhetensis Hewitson, 1862
OD : Spec. Cat. Lyc. Brit. Mus. : 7, pl.4, figs.27,♂,28,♂(Un).
TL : Sylhet. (♂, NHML)
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam to Myanmar, Thailand,
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Yunnan.
● ssp.silhetensis
ssp.adrea
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis map

Synonym

Arhopala arama Nicéville, 1895 : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9(3):285-287, pl.O, fig.30,♂,♂(Un). TL. Sikkim. (♂, NZC)


Type Material Information

arama  ; 1♂ Type, Kalimpong, Sikkim, 4700ft. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 81, figs.♂,♂(Un).


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Amblypodia silhetensis silhetensis ; Godfrey,1930 : 332. (Prae: Me Song forest)
Narathura silhetensis silhetensis ; Evans,1957 : 102. (Siam; P)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Pinratana,1981 : 92, pl.15, fig.3,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; 'Ranong')
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 37, fig.106,♂. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak; Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi; Phu Hin Dang)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 630, pl.286, figs.L250a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Arhopala silhetensis adorea ; Les Day,2011-2022 : Samui Butterflies, figs.♂,♀,['♀'](Un). (Koh Samui) (accessed: 2023.05.16)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 664, pl.302, figs.L274a♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 73, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Montatan WF; Doi Suthep; Thung Saleng Luang; Wan Nam Khiewo; Phu Chong Na Yoi; Khao Soi Dao)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai; Sa Kaeo; Chanthaburi) (in part) (accessed: 2023.05.16)

[ LAOS ]
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 74, pl.105, fig.A7,♀(Un). (Luang Prabang)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 217, pl.116, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Xaignabouri; Pak Xong)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 47. (Thakhek; Laksao)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 54.
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Onodera,2022 : 87, pl.217, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Savannakhet)

[ CAMBODIA ]
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Kosterin,2020 : 320, fig.31. (Siem Reap)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Chartier & Kosterin,2022 : 122. (Koh Kong; Siem Reap)

[ VIETNAM ]
Narathura silhetensis silhetensis ; Evans,1957 : 102. (Cochin China)
Narathura silhetensis silhetensis ; Inoué & Kawazoé,1965 : 362-363, pl.12, figs.95,♂,96,♂(Un) ; pl.13, figs.97,♀,98,♀(Un). (Dong Nai: Trang Bom)
Arhopala silhetensis ; Vu,2003 : 58. (Phu Quoc)
Arhopala silhetensis ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 43. (Thua Thien Hue: A Luoi; Huong Thuy)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 60, fig.L-85,♂. (Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 25, fig.L-85,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri; Dong Nai: Thac Mai)
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 61. (C / S)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 11♂ 4♀ (incl. photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trat : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Samui ; Koh Phangan) : 1♂ 1♀ (incl. photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is common in montane forests at low to moderate elevations (Alt. 30 - 1000m).


Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1862 : Specimen of a Catalogue of Lycaenidae in the British Museum.
British Museum, London. 4to:[iv]+15pp, 8 pls.

Nicéville, L.de,1895 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9(3):259-321, pls.N-Q.


Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♂ Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀ Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Surat Thani (Koh Phangan), Thailand.
(photo by A.Giudici)

1999.07.18 - 2024.04.30.

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