Burara oedipodea (Swainson, 1820)


Java
Male. Upperside ochreous olive brown ; forewing with an ochreous-red costal band which also extends across base of the cell ; a large black basal patch below the cell. Cilia of forewing pale brownish grey, of hindwing ochreous-red. Female. It differs above only in the absence of the basal black patch, and beneath it in the less prominent white posterior marginal band. Underside ochreous-brown : forewing with a paler ochreous subapical and a marginal fascia, and a broad whitish posterior band : hindwing with bright ochreous red longitudinal streak between the veins, broadest between the median and submedian veins and abdominal margin ; a small black spot at the base above the costal vein. Thorax in front, head, palpi, body beneath, and legs ochreous-red ; terminal joint of palpi brown.

40 - 50 mm
Branded Orange Awlet
ผีเสื้อหน้าเข็มปีกมนตัวเขียว
黑斑伞弄蝶

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
CombretaceaeCombretum latifolium
MalpighiaceaeHiptage benghalensis

Synonyms and other combinations

Bibasis oedipodeaSwainson, 1820
Ismene oedipodeaEvans, 1932
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
Copulating pair.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
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