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Odontoptilum angulatum

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Hesperiidae
Scientific name  Odontoptilum angulata
Rank  Subspecies
Class  Insecta
Genus  Odontoptilum
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Hyarotis adrastus, Tagiades, Hasora vitta, Pelopidas assamensis, Celaenorrhinus leucocera

Odontoptilum angulata, the chestnut angle or banded angle, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae and is found in Asia.

Description

Male and female vinaceous-brown, palest on the hindwing. Male, forewing dull chestnut-brown along exterior margin, with a black transverse band one-third from the base; a geminated semi-transparent spot on costa before the apex, surrounded by suffused black; a semi-transparent lunule and a small spot on the lower part of the disc, bordered without by a black band: hindwing with a transverse subbasal, an elbowed discal, and a lower submarginal purplish-white line; apex of wing with suffused black patch and lower marginal blackish pale-bordered spots. Underside brown, forewing suffused with greyish-white at the base; markings as above: hindwing greyish-white, the transverse lines less denned, marginal spots blacker, and a blackish spot near base of wing. Palpi above black. Palpi and body beneath and legs greyish-white. Female paler, marked on upper-and undersides as in male.

References

Odontoptilum angulatum Wikipedia


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