Arhopala arvina

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Arhopala arvina
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Arhopala
A. arvina
Binomial name
Arhopala arvina
(Hewitson, 1869)[1]
  • Amblypodia arvina Hewitson, 1863
  • Amblypodia arvina ardea Evans, 1932
  • Arhopala aboe de Nicéville, 1895
  • Arhopala adala de Nicéville, 1895
  • Arhopala adulans de Nicéville, 1895
  • Arhopala adalitas Corbet, 1941

Arhopala arvina, the purple-brown tailless oakblue, is a species of butterfly belonging to the lycaenid family. It was described by William Chapman Hewitson in 1869. It is found in Southeast Asia (Java, Assam, Burma, Mergui, Thailand, Peninsular Malaya, Sumatra and Borneo).[2][3]


  • Arhopala arvina arvina (Java)
  • Arhopala arvina ardea (Evans, 1932) (Assam)
  • Arhopala arvina aboe de Nicéville, 1895 (southern Burma, Mergui, southern Thailand)
  • Arhopala arvina adalitas Corbet, 1941 (Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo)


  1. ^ Hewitson, W. C., 1863–1878. Illustrations of Diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp, 107 pls.
  2. ^ "Arhopala Boisduval, 1832" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  3. ^ Seitz, A., 1912-1927. Die Indo-Australien Tagfalter. Theclinae, Poritiinae, Hesperiidae. Grossschmetterlinge Erde 9: 799-1107, pls. 138-175