Rapala stirni  Saito & Inayoshi, 2018

Rapala stirni ♂ Up. Rapala stirni ♂ Un. Rapala stirni ♀ Up. Rapala stirni ♀ Un.
♂, 2014.04.--. Fang, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Holotype ♀, Fang, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Paratype

ON : Rapala stirni Saito & Inayoshi, 2018
OD : Butterflies 79:38, figs.108,(HT,♂),109(PT,♀,'Nan' [recte Fang]).
TL : Fang dist., Chiang Mai, N.Thailand. (♂, RIEB)
Distribution : N.Thailand, N.Vietnam.
Rapala stirni map

Type Materials Information

Holotype ♂, Apr.2014. Fang dist., Chiang Mai, N.Thailand. (RIEB, examined)
Paratypes : 7♂ 8♀, same locality as Holotype ; 1♂, Aug.2013. Sapa Lao Cai, N.Vietnam. (RIEB ; in coll. K.Saito ; in coll. Y.Inayoshi)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Rapala rectivitta ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 716, pl.327, figs.L422,♀,♀(Un). (Fang) (in part)
Rapala rectivitta ; Ek-Amnuay,2012 : 762, pl.350, figs.L443,♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok) (in part)
Rapala rectivitta ; Kimura et al.,2014 : 142, figs.♀,♀(Un). (Doi Pha Hom Pok) (in part)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
Chiang Mai : 7♂ 8♀ (Holotype and Paratypes).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


[ VIETNAM ]
Lao Cai : 1♂ (Paratype).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes

The butterfly is uncommon in montane forest at high elevations (Alt.2000m - 2200m).
The locality of paratype photo fig.109 in Saito & Inayoshi,2018 is incorrect. The correct data is Fang, Chiang Mai, not 'Nan'.


Literature

Saito, K. & Inayoshi, Y.,2018 : New Taxa and new records of butterflies from Indochina.
Butterflies 79:28-57.


2020.08.31 - 2022.11.30.

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