Neptis radha radha  Moore,[1858]

Neptis radha radha ♂ Up. Neptis radha radha ♂ Un. Neptis radha radha ♂ Up. Neptis radha radha ♂ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Nan, Thailand.
Neptis radha radha ♂ Up. Neptis radha radha ♂ Un. Neptis radha radha ♀ Up. Neptis radha radha ♀ Un.
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♀, Xieng Khouang, Laos. (photo by H.Onodera)
Neptis radha radha ♂ Up. Neptis radha radha ♂ Un. Neptis radha radha ♂ Up. Neptis radha radha ♂ Un.
♂, Houaphan, Laos. (photo by K.Saito) ♂, Sekong, Laos.

ON : Neptis radha Moore,[1858]
OD : in Horsfield & Moore,
  Cat. Lep. Mus. East India Co. (1):166, pl.4a, fig.4.
TL : Bootan ; Darjeeling. (♂♀ types, NHML)




Distribution : Nepal to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Vietnam, Yunnan.
Neptis radha radha Map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Neptis radha radha ; Pinratana,1979 : 51, figs.N89,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Neptis radha radha ; Pinratana & Eliot,1996 : 52. pl.32, figs.83,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Neptis radha radha ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 396, pl.172, figs.N86,♂,♂(Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon)
Neptis radha radha ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 408, pl.177, figs.N262,♂,♂(Un),♀[♂],♀[♂](Un). (Doi Inthanon / Mae Hong Son / Nan)
Neptis radha radha ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, fig. (Kamphaeng Phet) (accessed: 2020.10.05)
Neptis radha radha ; Kimura et al.,2016 : 83, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Doi Inthanon)

[ LAOS ]
Neptis radha f.asteralitis ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1924 : 40. (Sala-Tong-King)
Neptis radha radha ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 206, pl.55, figs.♂,♂(Un). (Xam Neua)
Neptis radha radha ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 45.

[ VIETNAM ]
Neptis radha radha ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2000 : 476. (Kon Ka Kinh)
Neptis radha radha ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 37. (N / C)
Neptis radha radha ; Monastyrskii,2019 : 4(2):81, pl.51, figs.2a,♂,2b,♂(Un). (N: Ta Phin ; Hoang Lien ; Tam Dao ; Lung Li / C: Vu Quang ; Kon Ka Kinh)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai (Omkoi dist.) : 9♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 3♂ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nan : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


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

Houaphan ; 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Sekong : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is locally uncommon in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.1200m - 1600m).
Populations of S.Laos and C.Vietnam have paler and more yellowish bands on the upperside. Further taxonomic study is needed.

Literature

Horsfield, T. & F. Moore,[1858] :
A catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Honourable East-India Company. Vol.1.
London. East India Co.

Neptis radha radha ♂ Neptis radha radha ♀
♂, Tak, Thailand.
Neptis radha radha ♂ Neptis radha radha ♀
♂, Tak, Thailand. ♂, Tak, Thailand.

2006.02.20 - 2020.10.31.

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