Virachola refulgens   (de Niceville,1891)

Virachola refulgens ♂ Up. Virachola refulgens ♂ Un. Virachola refulgens ♂ Up. Virachola refulgens ♂ Un.
‰, 1987.04.01. Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ‰, 1993.04.09. Ban Mae Khong, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Rapala refulgens  de Niceville,1891
OD : J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):376-377, pl.F, fig.18‰.
TL : Khasi Hills.




Distribution : Nepal, Assam to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.
Virachola refulgens map

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala refulgens ; Pinratana,1981 : 150, pl.33, figs.14‰,15‰(Un). (Chiang Mai)
Virachola refulgens ; Seki & Saito,2006 : 40. (Chiang Mai)
Rapala refulgens ; Ek-Amnuay et al.,2007 : 5, fig.L417,‰,Š. (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)

[ LAOS ]
Rapala refulgens ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.127, figs.‰,‰(Un),Š. (Xiang Khouang / Phong Saly)
Virachola refulgens ; Seki & Saito,2006 : 40, figs.9‰(genitalia),22‰,38‰(Un). (Xamneua)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.03.31   3‰    Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1987.04.01   4‰    Y.Inayoshi    (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1993.04.09   1‰    Local Catcher (YI)

Notes
Literature

de Niceville, C.L.A.,1891 : On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region.
J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 6(3):341-398.

Seki, Y. & Saito, K.,2006 : Four New Species of Lycaenidae from Vietnam (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Butterflies 42 : 38-45.

1999.07.21 - 2010.04.15.