Celaenorrhinus pyrrha

Celaenorrhinus pyrrha,[1] the double spotted flat,[2] is a hesperiid butterfly found in South Asia.

Double spotted flat
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From top: male, female and male underside
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C. pyrrha
Binomial name
Celaenorrhinus pyrrha

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The butterfly occurs in India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, and the Malay Peninsula.[2] In India, the butterfly ranges from Kumaon (Uttarakhand) to Sikkim, Bhutan and eastwards towards Myanmar.[2][3]

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It was described by William Harry Evans as not being rare.[3]

Cited referencesEdit

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Celaenorrhinus pyrrha". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera Page on genus Celaenorrhinus., Subfamily Pyrginae, Family Hesperiidae
  3. ^ a b Evans, W.H. (1932). The Identification of Indian Butterflies (2nd ed.). Mumbai, India: Bombay Natural History Society. p. 324, ser no I11.5.

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