Erionota thrax (Linnaeus, 1767)

Male and female. Wings above chocolate-brown ; anterior wings with three discal pale ochraceous spots, situate one crossing cell, another beneath cell and between the two lower median nervules, and the third and smallest between the first and second median nervules ; posterior wings with the fringe greyish-ochraceous. Wings beneath paler than above ; posterior wings with a discal, rounded, macular, darker fascia. Body and legs more or less concolorous with wings.

70 - 77 mm
Banana Skipper
Common Banana Skipper
Palm Redeye

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
ArecaceaeCocos nuciferaCoconut
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