Rapala iarbus iarbus  (Fabricius,1787)

Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Un. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Un. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Mae Hong Son, Thailand.
Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Un. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Un.
♂, Chanthaburi, Thailand. ♀, Satun, Thailand.
Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Un. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Up. Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀ Un.
♂, Ranong, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Papilio iarbus Fabricius,1787
OD : Mantissa Ins. 2:68.
TL : Siam.
Distribution : Sikkim to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,
Cambodia, Vietnam, W.Malaysia, Singapore.

Synonyms

Papilio melampus Stoll,[1781] : in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4(31):142, pl.362, figs.G,♂,H,♂(Un). TL. "Coromandel" (homonym)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ab.chondong Cowan,1956 : Bull. Raffles Mus. 27:39, pl.1, figs.♂,♀. TL. Singapore.


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala jarbus [sic] ; Godfrey,1916 : 140. (Prae: Me Song forest / Chonburi: Sriracha)
Rapala jarbus [sic] ; Godfrey,1930 : 351. (Prae / Chonburi: Sriracha / Bangkok)
Rapala jarbus [sic] ; Godfrey,1927 : 127. (N)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Pinratana,1981 : 149, pl.28, figs.1,♂,2,♀,3♂. (Chiang Mai / Chonburi / Kao Yai / Kanchanaburi / Krabi / Loei / Phrae / Nakhon Nayok / Narathiwat / Tak / Trang)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2000 : 260, fig.168,♂. (Mukdahan: Phu Pha Thaep ; Ban Naudom ; Phu Huay Sing / Ubon Ratchathani: Kaeng Tana)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Yamaguchi & Aoki,2002 : 40. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Ban Na Lak)
Rapala iarbus airbus [sic] ; Yamaguchi, Aoki & Akiyama,2005 : 56. (Mukdahan: Ban Lao Kram ; Phu Hin Khan ; Phu Ma No Rom ; Phu Huai Sing / Ubon Ratchathani: Kaen Tana ; Ban Ba Hai)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 712, pl.326, figs.L414,♂,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Lamphun / Ranong)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, figs. (Koh Samui)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 760, pl.348, figs.L436,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Lamphun / Ranong)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 139, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Dao / Doi Suthep / Thoen / Wan Nam Khiewo / Phu Hin Khan / Phu Pha Taep / Bang Phra / Mae Sohd / Sai York Noi / Kanchanaburi / Ratchaburi / Khlong Naka / Kam Puan / Ka Chong / THung Wa / Tarutao Is / Than To WF)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; S.Sophonviwatkul, C.Sunthornwiphat & T.Laola,2015- : Butterflies of Thailand, figs. (Chiang Mai / Sukhothai / Trat)

[ LAOS ]
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 77, pl.108, fig.B10,♂(Un). (Vientiane: Dan Sum)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 219. pl.127, figs.♂,♀(Un),♀. (Vientiane / Lak Sao / Xiang Khouang)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Nimura & Wakahara,2005 : 48. (Thabok)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Nakamura & Wakahara,2012 : 56.

[ CAMBODIA ]
Rapala iarbus ; Onodera,2007 : 23,26, figs.102♂,103,♀. (Rattanakiri: Ou Chum)
Rapala iarbus ; Onodera,2008 : 57,60. (Mondolkiri: Ou Play: O Rang)

[ VIETNAM ]
Rapala melampus ; Seitz,1924-1927 : 1001. (Annam)
Rapala melampus ; Metaye,1957 : 88. (no loc.)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 68, figs.L-142,♂,♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri / Dong Nai: Thac Mai / Bin Thuan: Dong Tien)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 69. (C: by literature / S)
Rapala iarbus iarbus ; Saito et al.,2017 ; 79. (S: Nui Cam / Nui Ket)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Mae Hong Son : 5♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chiang Mai : 7♂ 9♀ (incl.photo).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Tak : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chonburi : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Chanthaburi : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Ranong : 3♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Phuket : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Satun : 1♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Bin Thuan : 2♂ 3♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is common in montane forest at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 1200m) and is frequently found on the edge of the forests. Male makes a territory on shrubs or undergrowth.

Literature

Stoll, C.,[1780]-[1782] :
in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen. voorkomende in de drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en bescreeven.
Amsterdam. Baalde, and Utrecht, Wild. 4(26b-28):29-90, pl.305-336,(1780); (29-31):91-164, pl.337-372,(1781) ; (32-32):165-252, 1-29, pl.373-400,(1782).

Fabricius, J.C.,1787 : Mantissa Insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericis,
differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus.
Copenhagen, Christ. Gottl. Proft 8vo 1:xx+348pp ; 2:[2]+382pp

Fruhstorfer, H.,[1912] :
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begrundet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors.
Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4):197-272, 4 figs.

Cowan, C.F.,1956 : Two unusual varieties of common Malayan Rhopalocera.
Bull. Raffles Mus. 27:39-40, 2 pls.

Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Rapala iarbus iarbus ♀
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂ Rapala iarbus iarbus ♂
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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