Rapala nissa (Kollar, [1844]) - Common Flash

Subspecies in India

(1) Rapala nissa nissa (Kollar, [1844]) – Himalayan Common Flash
(2) Rapala nissa ranta Swinhoe, 1897 – Jaintia Common Flash
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

This species is historically known from C. Nepal to Sikkim and Naga-Manipur Hills in NE India, and then eastward to SW China and E. Indo-China. The images published here (BOI-CA217, BOI-CA218) represent the first known record of the species from Arunachal Pradesh.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh141101
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh12
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya113
Mizoram
Nagaland112
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1352131
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1222
West Bengal2
Total185117131261
Not known in India.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Rapala nissa (Kollar, [1844]) – Common Flash. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/rapala-nissa, accessed 2022/12/02.