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Thread: Arhopala from Koh Phangan

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    Default Arhopala from Koh Phangan



    Very small size, among the smallest. Looks A.ariana but IMHO is not.

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    A. aurelia- a member of the alea subgroup; slatey pink wash gives it away
    Aaron Soh

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    Was about 15 mm size. Saw a few of them.

    Aurelia is larger

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    That is very small. Wonder what it could be...
    Aaron Soh

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    This is the same as previously ID'ed as A. selta.
    https://thaibutterflies.com/Butterflies/arhopala-selta/
    http://www.samuibutterflies.com/inse...alaseltaselta/
    http://yutaka.it-n.jp/lyc4/82110001.html

    It may simply be a dwarf example.

    TL Seow: Cheers.

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    Thanks! Look like selta. Saw few of them, all small

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