Arhopala anella  Nicéville, 1895

ON : Arhopala anella Nicéville, 1895
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9(3):289-290, pl.P, fig.32,♀.
TL : Perak, Malay Peninsula. (♀, NZC)
Distribution : P.Thailand (Yala), W.Malaysia, Sumatra,
Arhopala anella map

Type Material Information

Type ♀, Perak. (NZC) ; Sheela et al.,2019 : 79, figs.♀,♀(Un).

Specimens Examined

Yala : Betong dist., 2024.02.05. 1♀, S.Atdhabhan (photo).
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The butterfly was discovered by Satawan Atdhaban on 05.Feb.2024 in Betong, Yala.
I tentatively treated it here as a member of the genus Arhopala, but as with Flos abseus, it is more likely to be a member of the genus Flos. Further distributional and taxonomic studies are needed.


Nicéville,,1895 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 9(3):259-321, pl.N-Q, (4):366-410.

Arhopala anella ♀
♀, 2024.02.05, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)


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