Arhopala micale micale

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Arhopala micale from original description, see "Notes".


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Arhopalini
Genus: Arhopala
Species: Arhopala micale
Subspecies: Arhopala micale micale


Arhopala micale micale Boisduval, [1848].

Type locality: New Guinea.

Holotype: ♂ not located


  • Arhopala micale Boisduval, [1848]: 399, pl.3, figs 11,12.
  • Amblypodia micale (Boisduval); Hewitson, 1862: 7.
  • Arhopala amytis androtion Fruhstorfer, 1914: 158.
  • Narathura micale (Boisduval) Evans, 1957: 117.
  • Narathura micale centra Evans, 1957: 117; synonymised by Parsons, 1998: 391.
  • Arhopala micale (Boisduval), D'Abrera, 1977: 313; Parsons, 1998: 391, pl. 58 1575-1578.



  • "The figure of A. Micale in the 'Voyage au Pôle Sud' is so bad, that, if I had not seen the type in Dr. Boisduval's collection, I could not have believed that it was intended to represent this species." - W.C. Hewitson, 1862.


  • The Papua Insects Foundation, images.