(previously known as : Parnara atropatene)
HESPERIINAE , HESPERIIDAE , HESPERIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult butterflies of this species are dark brown all over, with a purple sheen underneath. The hindwings have straight margins. They have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
They are found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Michael F. Braby,
Butterflies of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 2000, vol. 1, p. 238.
Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen,
Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift,
Volume 25 (1911) p. 56.
(written 3 September 2001, updated 2 March 2017)