Arhopala amantes

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Arhopala amantes, ♀, ♂, ♂un, Sri Lanka, from original description.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Arhopalini
Genus: Arhopala
Species: Arhopala amantes
Subspecies: A. a. amantes – A. a. amatrix – A. a. apella

Name[edit]

Arhopala amantes (Hewitson, 1862)

Type Locality: Sri Lanka.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH

Synonyms[edit]

  • Amblypodia amantes Hewitson, 1862: 4, pl. 2, figs 1-3.
  • Narathura amantes (Hewitson), Evans, 1957: 110.
  • Arhopala amantes (Hewitson), Pinratana, 1981: 75, pl. 12 fig.2; Eliot, 1992: 442.

References[edit]

  • Eliot, J. N., 1992. In Corbet & Pendlebury, The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. 4th Edn. Kuala Lumpur.
  • Evans, W. H., 1957. A revision of the Arhopala group of oriental lycaenidae (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology, 5(3): 85-141.
  • Hewitson, W. C., 1862. Specimen of a Catalogue of Lycaenidae in the British Museum. London, British Museum. 15pp, 8 pls.
  • Pinratana, A., 1981. Butterflies in Thailand, Vol. 4, Lycaenidae.Viratham Press, Bangkok.
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