The range of the species includes a wide area from South European Alps, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Caucasus to Central Asia, South Siberia, Mongolia, North China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. In Bulgaria occurs mainly in isolated colonies; in mountains up to 1200 m (Vitosha) (Nestorova, 1974
: Pl. XX, 122) • FN92:
UTM map of the known distribution of Neptis rivularis in Bulgaria.