Matapa aria (Moore, 1865)


India, Calcuta
Male and female chocolate brown. Male. Upperside, pale brown ; forewing with a short impressed comma-like grey streak obliquely beneath the cell. Cilia yellowish white. Underside bright ferruginous brown. Palpi ferruginous brown. Female. Upperside dark chocolate brown without the impressed streak ; cilia of hindwing pale orange yellow. Underside bright ferruginous brown

35 - 45 mm
Common Redeye
ചെങ്കണ്ണി
ผีเสื้อตาแดงธรรมดา
瑪弄蝶

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
PoaceaeBambusa vulgarisCommon bamboo
Ochlandra scriptoria
Ochlandra travancorica

Synonyms and other combinations

Ismene ariaMoore, 1865
Hesperia neglectaMabille, 1876
Distribution
Images
Adult, underside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, underside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
Adult, underside.

© Albert Lau
China, Hongkong
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