Rapala rectivitta   (Moore,1879)

Rapala rectivitta ♂ Up. Rapala rectivitta ♂ Un. Rapala rectivitta ♂ Up. Rapala rectivitta ♂ Un.
‰, 1992.03.05. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. ‰, 1992.03.15. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.
Rapala rectivitta ♂ Up. Rapala rectivitta ♂ Un. Rapala rectivitta ♂ Up. Rapala rectivitta ♂ Un.
‰, 1991.10.11. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand. ‰, 1991.10.03. Doi Phu Kha, Nan, Thailand.

ON : Deudorix rectivitta  Moore,1879
OD : Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879(1):141.
TL : N.Cacbar, Assam.




Distribution : Bhutan, Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos.
Rapala rectivitta map

Synonym

Rapala buxaria  de Niceville,[1889] : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 57(4):285-286, pl.14, fig.13(‰).  TL. Bhutan.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala nissa rectivitta ; Davidson & Macbeth,1938 : 83. (North: Koon Tarn)
Rapala rectivitta ; Pinratana,1981 : 151, not fig. ([Chiang Mai])
Rapala rectivitta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 716, pl.327, fig.L422,‰,‰(Un),Š,Š(Un). (Fang / Nan: Doi Phu Kha)

[ LAOS ]
Rapala rectivitta ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.126, figs.‰,‰(Un),‰(Un),Š. (Xam Neua)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1992.03.05   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1991.03.14   3‰   Y.Inayoshi     (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1992.03.15   2‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1992.03.22   6‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1992.03.23   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1991.10.03   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.   1991.10.11   1‰   Local Catcher  (YI)

Notes
The difference between rectivitta and nissa.
rectivitta nissa
rectivitta ‰
deep blue-shot in a side light.
nissa ‰
without blue-shot.


Literature

Moore, F.,1879 : Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera.
Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879(1):136-144.

de Niceville, C.L.A.,[1889] : On new or little-known Butterflies from the Indian Region.
J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 57(4):273-293, pls.13,14.

1999.07.21 - 2010.04.15.