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Cyllogenes janetae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Cyllogenes janetae
Rank  Subspecies
Class  Insecta
Genus  Cyllogenes
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Scarce Evening Brown Cyllogenes janetae is a Brown butterfly that is found in the Himalayas. Cyllogenes janetae orientalis Monastyrskii,2005 is found in Vietnam.

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Range

The butterfly is found in the Himalayas in Sikkim, Bhutan, northern West Bengal, Assam, Manipur and Nagaland.

Status

As per Evans it is "Very Rare".

Description

The Scarce Evening Brown is 90 to 95 mm in wingspan and broadly resembles the Melanitis Evening Browns, with rich brown colour above. The upper forewing has a broad yellow apical band which reaches the termen. The male, unlike Cyllogenes suradeva does not have a brand on the upper forewing.

References

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