Rapala manea chozeba  (Hewitson,[1863])

Rapala manea chozeba ♂ Up. Rapala manea chozeba ♂ Un. Rapala manea chozeba ♀ Up. Rapala manea chozeba ♀ Un.
♂, Yala, Thailand. ♀, Yala, Thailand.

ON : Deudorix chozeba Hewitson,[1863]
OD : Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae. 1:24, 2:pl.5, figs.47,48.
TL : Sumatra.
Distribution : P.Thailand (Ranong and southward), W.Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala manea chozeba ; Pinratana,1981 : 150. (list up only)
Rapala manea chozeba ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 714, pl.326, figs.L416b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Trang)
Rapala manea chozeba ; Les Day,2011- : Samui Butterflies, fig. (Koh Samui)
Rapala manea chozeba ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 760, pl.349, figs.L438b,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Trang)
Rapala manea chozeba ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 140, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Ranong Hot Spring / Muang Shone / Kam Puan / Phuket Hill / Ka Chong)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Satun : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Yala : 1♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
The butterfly is not uncommon at low to moderate elevations (alt.30m - 400m).

Rapala manea Rapala scintilla
Rapala manea in a side light Rapala scintilla in a side light
UpF & UpH deep purple-shot in a side light UpH deep purple-shot in a side light

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.

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A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.