Pseudocoladenia fabia (Evans, 1949) - Dented Pied Flat

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Taxonomic Information

This species was until recently treated as a subspecies of Pseudocoladenia dan – Fulvous Pied Flat, as Pseudocoladenia dan fabia (Evans, 1949) – Himalayan Fulvous Pied Flat. A recent molecular phylogenetic and morphological study raised the taxon to the species level based on differences in the male genitalia and phylogenetic distinctiveness (Hou et al. 2023).

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Pseudocoladenia fabia - Dented Pied Flat


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Hou, Y., C. Cao, H. Chiba, Z. Chang, S. Huang, L. Zhu, K. Kunte, H. Zhenfu, M. Wang, and X. Fan. 2023. Molecular phylogeny, historical biogeography, and classification of Pseudocoladenia butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, published online ahead of print.

Page citation

Kunte, K. 2024. Pseudocoladenia fabia (Evans, 1949) – Dented Pied Flat. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/pseudocoladenia-fabia, accessed 2024/02/25.