Rapala rhoda

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Rapala rhoda, <♂:♀>, Sumatra, from original description.


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribe: Deudorigini
Genus: Rapala
Species: Rapala rhoda
Subspecies: R. r. rhoda – R. r. sarata


Rapala rhoda de Nicéville, 1896.

Type locality: Sumatra, Battack Mts.

Holotype: ♂ not located.


  • Rapala rhoda de Nicéville, 1896: 184, pl. T, figs 43 (♂), 44 (♀); Fruhstorfer, 1914: 178; Corbet, 1939: 111.
  • Deudorix rhode [sic] (de Nicéville); Piepers & Snellen, 1918: 90, pl. 26, fig. 140.
  • Rapala rhoda rhoda de Nicéville; D'Abrera, 1986: 626.


  • D'Abrera, B., 1986. Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part III Lycaenidae & Riodinidae: pp. 536-672. Melbourne.
  • Corbet, A. S., 1939. A revision of the Malayan species of Rapala Moore (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B)8(6): 103–112, fig. 1-20a.
  • Fruhstorfer, H., [1914]. Neue Lycaeniden. Deut. ent. Zeit. (Iris) 27(4): 172-178.
  • de Nicéville, L., 1896. On new and little-known butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region (2). J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10(2): 169-194, pls R, S, T.
  • Piepers, M. C. and Snellen, P. C. T., 1918. The Rhopalocera of Java Part 4. (Erycinidae: Lycaenidae), xlv + 112 pp., 9 pls. The Hague.
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