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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Pyrginae > Erynnini > Erynnis

Erynnis pelias (Leech, 1891) – Frosted Duskywing

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
SE Tibet and W. China to E. Arunachal Pradesh in NE India.

records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
This species was previously known from SE Tibet and W. China (Evans 1932; 1949). The spot record (BOI-cw522 to BOI-cw525) from Kibithoo, Anjaw District, eastern Arunachal Pradesh, is the first record of the species from India, reported here on 2018/03/25.

Evans, W. H. 1932. The Identification of Indian butterflies. 2nd ed. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.

Evans, W. H. 1949. A Catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum (Natural History). British Museum (Natural History), London.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Balaji, P. B., K. Kunte, and H. Chiba. 2021. Erynnis pelias (Leech, 1891) – Frosted Duskywing. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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