Erionota apex Semper, 1892 - White-tipped Palm-redeye

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is often treated as a subspecies of Erionota acroleuca (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881) (=hiraca (Moore, 1881)) – Small Palm-redeye, but they have distinct genitalia and very different phenotypes. Another name has been applied to this taxon: apicalis Evans, 1932, which has been updated to apicalis de Jong & Treadaway, 1992 (Xue and Lo 2015).
 

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Xue, G-X., and Y. F. P. Lo. 2015. A taxonomic note on Erionota acroleuca (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville,1881) stat. rest. (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Zootaxa, 3926:445-447.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Erionota apex Semper, 1892 – White-tipped Palm-redeye. 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/erionota-apex, accessed 2022/11/26.