Arhopala agaba

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Purple-glazed oakblue
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Arhopala
Species: A. agaba
Binomial name
Arhopala agaba
(Hewitson, 1862)
Synonyms

Amblypodia agaba Hewitson, 1862

Arhopala agaba, the purple-glazed oakblue, (sometimes placed in Amblypodia)[1] is a small butterfly found from India to Thailand, Langkawi, Indochina, Peninsular Malaysia to the Philippines and Sumatra that belongs to the lycaenids or blues family.

Range[edit]

The butterfly occurs in India from Manipur to northern Myanmar and from Karens to southern Myanmar.[2] It is not rare from Karens to southern Myanmar, but rare elsewhere.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Card for agaba in LepIndex. Accessed 16 June 2007.
  2. ^ a b Evans, W.H. (1932). The Identification of Indian Butterflies (2nd ed.). Mumbai, India: Bombay Natural History Society. p. 26, ser no H49.32. 

External links[edit]

  • Asahi Correctly determined photos of A. agaba (as Arhopala agaba from the Philippines).