Erionota apex Semper, 1892 – White-tipped Palm-redeye
Subspecies in India:
No subspecies are listed under this species. It is often treated as a subspecies of Erionota acroleuca (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881) (=hiraca (Moore, 1881)) – Small Palm-redeye, but they have distinct genitalia and very different phenotypes. Another name has been applied to this taxon: apicalis Evans, 1932, which has been updated to apicalis de Jong & Treadaway, 1992 (Xue and Lo 2015).
Cite this page along with its URL as:
Karmakar, T. & V. Sarkar. 2021. Erionota apex Semper, 1892 – White-tipped Palm-redeye. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.