name = Forest Quaker
genus = "
species = "P. hylax"
binomial = "Pithecops hylax"
binomial_authority = Horsfield 1828
The Forest Quaker ("Pithecops hylax") is a small
butterflyfound in Indiathat belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.
Male upperside: brown, in fresh specimens generally uniform, in some slightly paler along a posterior area from base outwards on the fore wing. This is more commnu in the female than in the male. Underside: milk-white. Fore wing: a few very obscure specks along the costa,and a postdiscal transverse series of four transversely elongate spots, or short broad lines, pale brown; the spots of the latter arranged two subcostal and two posterior close to the tornal angle; beyond these is a continuous transverse broad brown line that gets paler posteriorly, from costa to dorsum, followed by a subterminal series of similarly-coloured transverse spots, one in each interspace; at the apox these are generally coalescent with the inner brown line; lastly an anticiliary dark brown line. Cilia dark brown. Hind wing: a curved postdiscal series of transverse pale brown spots that terminate at the costa in a prominent large rouud black spot; a continuous broad pale brown curved line followed by a subterminal dark brown series of spots and an anticiliary line as on the fore wing. Cilia white. Antennas, head, thorax and abdomen brown; the antennae spotted with white on the inner side: beneath: the palpi, thorax and abdomen white.Bingham, C. T. 1907. Fauna of British India. Butterflies. Volume 2]
List of butterflies of India
List of butterflies of India (Lycaenidae)
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