Arhopala bazaloides

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Arhopala bazaloides, ♀, from original description by Hewitson, 1878.


Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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 bazaloides
Subspecies: A. b. bazaloides – A. b. lanka


Arhopala bazaloides (Hewitson, [1878]).

Type Locality: uncertain, India..

Holotype: ♀ BMNH.


  • Amblypodia bazaloides Hewitson, 1878(Supp): 21, pl. 7, figs 62,63.
  • Narathura bazaloides (Hewitson), Evans, 1957: 110.
  • Arhopala bazaloides (Hewitson), Eliot, 1992: 270, 277, 418, pl. 39, fig. 16, pl. 65, fig. 6.


  • 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., 1863-1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. Text Plates London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp. etc
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