Arhopala alitaeus mirabella


Doherty 1889 - Purple Broken-banded Oakblue

One othe most common of the Arhopala species on Samui. It is easily recognised owing to the strikingly strong underside markings.

A forest species, often encoundered in the same places as its close relative, A. aida.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

28 - 34mm

Early Stages

Not known

Larval Foodplant

Not kn own

Range

Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Laos.