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Tapena thwaitesi Moore, 1881 – Black Angle

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. Evans (1932) had initially treated thwaitesi (Sri Lankan) and hampsoni (southern Indian) as distinct subspecies, but later synonymized hampsoni with thwitesi (Evans 1949).

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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Pyrginae > Tagiadini > Tapena


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K and K. Kunte. 2017. Tapena thwaitesi Moore, 1881 – Black Angle. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/616/Tapena-thwaitesi
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