Lasippa viraja viraja  (Moore, 1872)

Lasippa viraja viraja ♂ Up. Lasippa viraja viraja ♂ Un. Lasippa viraja viraja ♀ Up. Lasippa viraja viraja ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lasippa viraja viraja ♂ Up. Lasippa viraja viraja ♂ Un. Lasippa viraja viraja ♀ Up. Lasippa viraja viraja ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Tak, Thailand.

ON : Neptis viraja Moore, 1872
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):563, pl.32, fig.6,♂.
TL : N.E.Bengal. (♂♀, NHML)
Distribution : N.E.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam, Hainan.
Lasippa viraja viraja map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis viraja viraja ; Godfrey,1930 : 283. (Umphang; Chiangsen)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Pinratana,1979 : 43, figs.N67,♂,♂(Un). (no loc.)
Neptis viraja viraja ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 55, pl.34, figs.90,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai; Chaiyaphum)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Katsuyama et al.,2005 : 70, fig.155,♀. (Umphang)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 400, pl.174, figs.N94,♂[♀],♂(Un),♀[♂]. (Phu Kieo; Umphang; Tam Tan Lod)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 396, pl.171, figs.N237,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Phu Kieo; Umphang; Tam Tan Lod)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Okamoto et.al.,2013 : 9. (Kanchanaburi: Mae Klong Station)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 71, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep; Maethro; Phu Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.57, figs.♂,♀. (Oudomxay)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 24, fig.N-129,♀. (Lam Dong: Madagui)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 36. (C / S)
Lasippa viraja viraja ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):54-55, pl.42, fig.4,♂. (C: Cat Tien; Bi Doup-Nui Ba)


Specimens Examined

{ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 10♂ 6♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lampang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phrae : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chaiyaphum : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ LAOS ]
Xieng Khouang : 1♀ (photo by H.Onodera).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is locally common in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.500m - 1300m). Males are frequently territorial on shrubs at hilltops.


Literature

Moore, F.,1872 : Descriptions of New Indian Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872(2):555-583, pls.32-34.


Lasippa viraja viraja ♂ Lasippa viraja viraja ♀
♂, Phrae, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lasippa viraja viraja ♀ Lasippa viraja viraja ♀
♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lasippa viraja viraja ♂ Lasippa viraja viraja ♂
♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂ (territorial behavior), Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Lasippa viraja viraja ♀+♂ Lasippa viraja viraja ♀+♂
♀+♂ (mating), Chiang Mai, Thailand.

2006.02.20 - 2021.12.31.

A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.