Rapala varuna orseis   Hewitson,[1863]

Rapala varuna orseis ♂ Up. Rapala varuna orseis ♂ Un. Rapala varuna orseis ♀ Up. Rapala varuna orseis ♀ Un.
‰, 1983.03.08. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Š, 1983.04.08. Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rapala varuna orseis ♂ Up. Rapala varuna orseis ♂ Un. Rapala varuna orseis ♀ Up. Rapala varuna orseis ♀ Un.
‰, 1987.03.22. Than To, Yala, Thailand. Š, 1995.04.04. Muang Chone, Ranong, Thailand.

ON : Deudorix orseis  Hewitson,[1863]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae 1:23-24.
TL : Sumatra.




Distribution : Nepal, Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Andamans,
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malay Pen., Singapore.
Rapala varuna orseis map

Synonym

Rapala varuna gebenia  Fruhstorfer,1914 : Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):173.  TL. Assam.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala varuna orseis ; Godfrey,1930 : 350. (Prae: Me Song forest / East: Pak Jong)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Godfrey,1932a : 274. (Peninsular)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Pinratana,1981 : 150, pl.28, figs.10‰.11Š,12Š(Un).
  (Chiang Mai / Chaiyaphum / Nakhon Ratchasima / Phitsanulok / Trad / Trang)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 40, fig.121‰. (Mukdahan: Ban Na Lak / Ubon Ratchathani: Phu Chong Na Yoi)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 714, pl.327, fig.L419,‰,‰(Un),Š[‰],Š[‰](Un) ;
  pl.327, [fig.L420,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un), as Rapala rhoecus rhoecus ]. (Trat)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Les Day,2011- : Butterflies of Koh Samui. (Koh Samui)

[ LAOS ]
Rapala varuna orseis ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 77, pl.108, fig.B12Š(Un). (no loc.)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.128, figs.‰,Š(Un). (Thateng / Lak Sao)

[ VIETNAM ]
Rapala varuna orseis ; Ikeda et al.,2001 : 55, figs.5:18Š,19Š(Un). (Cuc Phuong)
Rapala varuna ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 44. (Thua Thien Hue: Huong Thuy; Phong Dien)
Rapala varuna orseis ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 68, figs.L-146,‰,Š. (Lam Dong: Dambri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Pai.          1992.11.17   1‰       P.Sukkit       (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.02.--   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.02.13       1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.03.08   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1987.03.29   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.03   1‰ 1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.03   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.08       1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.15   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.18   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.25   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Chiang Dao.     1983.04.26       1Š   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Doi Suthep.     1984.04.16       1Š   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1994.10.13   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Chiang Mai, Ban Mae Khong.  1993.11.19   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Tak, Umphang.         1994.03.08   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Tak, Umphang.         1994.03.17   1‰       Local Catcher  (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.        1995.01.19       1Š   S.Ruangrit     (YI)
 Ranong, Muang Chone.        1995.04.04       1Š   S.Ruangrit     (YI)
 Yala, Than To.              1987.03.22   1‰       Y.Inayoshi     (YI)

Notes
Literature

Hewitson, W.C.,1863-1878 : Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae.
London, van Vorst. x+229pp. and 14a-14h, Suppl. 1-47; pls. (108, numbered;)
1-85, 88-92, 3a,3b,3c, Suppl.I-VII, Ia, Ib, IIIa, IIIb, IVa, Va, Vb. In 8 parts.

Fruhstorfer, H.,1914 : Neue Lycaeniden.
Deut. ent. Zeit. [Iris] 27(4):172-178.

1999.07.21 - 2010.05.15.