Pratapa deva relata

Moore 1883 - The White Royal

A very rare species, found only once on Samui at the edge of woodland.

Flight Period



30 - 33mm

Early Stages

Known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resource: ButterflyCircle Blog (courtesy of Dr. Horace Tan.)

Larval Foodplant

Helixanthera parasiticus and Scurrula gracilifolia (both Loranthaceae)


Southern Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Another subspecies can be found in the northern half of the peninsular, Myanmar, Nepal and Northern India.