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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Erionota

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).

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Karmakar, T. & V. Sarkar. 2019. Erionota apex Semper, 1892 – White-tipped Palm-redeye. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.71. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/2986/Erionota-apex
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