Wednesday, 19 August 2015

106. Telicota hoara jix (The Narrow-branded Palm Dart)

Number: 106
Family: Hesperiidae
Sub-Family: Hesperiinae
Species: Telicota ohara jix Evans, 1949
Common name(s): The Narrow-branded Palm Dart
Photography location: Tam Dao foothills (Vinh Phuc Prov.)

The genus Telicota  is represented in Vietnam by 7 species – colon, augias, linna, besta, bambusae, ancilla and ohara (Monastyrskii & Devyatkin, 2016).

Close-up on upperwings (left) and underwings
Note the narrow brand (red arrow) on upper FW

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