Rapala pheretima sequeira  (Distant,1885)

Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Up. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Un. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀ Up. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.
Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Up. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Un. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀ Up. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Ranong, Thailand.
Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Up. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Un. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Up. Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Un.
♂ (dwf), Ranong, Thailand. ♂, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Deudorix sequeira Distant,1885
OD : Rhop. malayana : 278-279, pl.23, fig.21,♀.
TL : Malay Pen.
Distribution : S.Myanmar, P.Thailand (Ranong and Southwards),
Langkawi, W.Malaysia, Singapore.

Synonym

Deudorix utimutis Distant,1885 : Rhop. malayana : 279, pl.23, fig.22,♂. TL. Penang ; Malay Pen.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala pheretima sequeira ; Pinratana,1981 : 148, pl.27, figs.7,♀,8,♀(Un). (Trang)
Rapala pheretima sequeira ; Seki,1986 : 20-21. (Ranong)
Rapala pheretima sequeira ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 710, pl.325, figs.L409b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khao Panom Bencha / Koh Tarutao)
Rapala pheretima sequeira ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Rapala pheretima sequeira ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 756, pl.347, figs.L431b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Khao Phanom Bencha / Koh Tarutao)
Rapala pheretima sequeira ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 137, figs.♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring / Kam Puan / Ka Chong / Sonkhula / Than To WF)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Ranong : 4♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Surat Thani (Koh Phangan dist.) : 1♀ (photo by A.Giudici).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Nakhon Si Thammarat : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Trang : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 2♂ 6♀ (incl.photo & photo by S.Atdhabhan).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Narathiwat : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane and secondary forest at moderate elevations (alt.200m - 700m).

Literature

Distant, W.L.,1882-1886 : Rhopalocera Malayana : a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula.
London, Author, Penang, Logan : xvi+482+[4]pp, 46 pls.

Rapala pheretima sequeira ♂ Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀
♂, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan) ♀, Yala, Thailand. (photo by S.Atdhabhan)
Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀ Rapala pheretima sequeira ♀
♀ (laying egg), Yala, Thailand.

1999.07.21 - 2020.08.31.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © Y.Inayoshi.