Burara jaina (Moore, [1866])


India, Darjeeling
Male. Upperside forewing with an orange red subcostal basal streak and an indistinct blackish patch beneath the cell ; front of thorax, anal tuft, and cilia of hindwing bright orange red ; thorax and base of abdomen clothed with bluish grey hairs. Underside paler brown ; both wings with a small black orange red bordered basal spot : forewing with a well-defined purplish white spot within the cell ; and a curved discal series of narrow less defined spots ; posterior margin broadly yellow : hindwing with the veins towards the abdominal margin and cilia orange red ; a curved ill-defined series of narrow purplish white discal streaks. Third joint of palpi brown ; thorax beneath greyish ; middle of abdomen beneath and sides of the bands and legs orange red. Female similar, but with darker bluish grey hairs without the orange red subcostal streak and black discal patch.

60 - 70 mm
Orange-striped Awl
ผีเสื้อหน้าเข็มปีกมนลายส้ม
橙翅伞弄蝶

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
MalpighiaceaeHiptage benghalensis

Synonyms and other combinations

Bibasis jainaMoore, 1866
Ismene jainaMoore, 1866
Distribution
Images
Adult, upperside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, upperside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, underside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, underside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, underside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
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