Rapala rosacea  Nicéville, [1889]

Rapala rosacea ♂ Up. Rapala rosacea ♂ Un. Rapala rosacea ♀ Up. Rapala rosacea ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Rapala rosacea ♂ Up. Rapala rosacea ♂ Un. Rapala rosacea ♀ Up. Rapala rosacea ♀ Un.
♂, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ♀, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ON : Rapala rosacea Nicéville, [1889]
OD : J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt.2. 57(4):285, pl.14, fig.12,♂.
TL : Sikkim.
Distribution : Sikkim, Assam, N.Thailand, Laos, Vietnam.

Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala rectivitta ; Pinratana,1981 : pl.28, fig.16,♂(Un). (in part)
Rapala rosacea ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 716, pl.327, figs.L423,♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Rapala rosacea ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 764, pl.351, figs.L444,♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep)
Rapala rosacea ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 142, figs.♂,♂(Un),♂,♂(Un),♀,♀(Un). (Doi Suthep)

[ LAOS ]
Rapala rosacea ; Miyamoto & Nakamura,2016 : 26-27, figs.20A♂,B♂(Un),C♀,D♀(Un). (Xieng Khouang)

[ VIETNAM ]
Rapala rosacea ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,[2007] : 68, fig.L-145,♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri)
Rapala rosacea ; Yokochi et al.,2015 : 42. (Khanh Hoa: Hon Ba)
Rapala rosacea ; Monastyrskii & Devyatkin,2015 : 69. (C: Gia Lai)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 7♂ 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lao Cai : 1♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Vinh Phuc : 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Dac Nong : 5♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lam Dong : 2♂.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

This is rather localized species however is not rare in the habitats. The butterfly is found in montane forest at moderate elevations (alt.1300m - 1600m).


Literature

Nicéville, L.de,[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 - 2022.09.30.
A Check list of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM. Copyright © 1996- Y.Inayoshi.