Arhopala ariana

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Arhopala ariana, ♂, Thailand.


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
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
Cladus: Coelolepida
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Clade: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Arhopalini
Genus: Arhopala
Species: Arhopala ariana
Subspecies: A. a. ariana – A. a. wanggu – A. a. wilcocksi


Arhopala ariana (Evans, 1925)

Type Locality: Burma, Tavoy.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH


  • Amblypodia ariana Evans, 1925: 628.
  • Narathura pseudomuta ariana (Evans); Evans, 1957: 107.
  • Arhopala ariana (Evans); Eliot, 1992: 282, Pl.41, figs 9,10, Pl.66, fig.15.


  • Eliot, J. N. 1992. With plates by D'Abrera, in Corbet & Pendlebury. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula 4th Edn. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. reference page 
  • Evans, W. H., 1925. The identification of Indian butterflies, Pt. 7. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 30(3): 610–639, pl.28. reference page 
  • Evans, W. H., 1957. A revision of the Arhopala group of oriental lycaenidae (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology [ISSN], 5(3): 85–141 BHL. reference page 
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