Rapala iarbus iarbus

Fabricius 1787 - Common Red Flash

An uncommon species found at the edges of woodland and in secondary vegetation.

Flight Period

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32 - 37mm

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

Melastoma polyanthum (Melastomataceae) and Nephelium lappaceum (Sapindaceae)


Nepal, Northern India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.