Arhopala antimuta antimuta


C & R Felder 1865 - Small Tailless Oakblue

A very uncommon species on Samui, though, apparently more common on Koh Pha Ngan.

This is one of the few tailless species found on the Island

Flight Period

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Wingspan

29 - 32mm

Early Stages

Only partially known. Detailed life history information is available from the following resources. S Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume 1, Page 499.

Larval Foodplant

In Malaysia, larvae have been found feeding on Lithocarpus macphailii (Fagaceae)

Range

Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia, S. Myanmar and Sumatra. A further subspecies is found on Borneo.