Arrhenes dschilus Plotz, 1885
(previously known as : Apaustus dschilus)
HESPERIINAE , HESPERIIDAE
Don Herbison-Evans ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
These Caterpillars are bluish green with an olive green dorsal stripe, a pale brown head, and two black spots on the tail. The Caterpillars feed on :
all of the family POACEAE.
The butterflies of this species are brown with orange markings. The males have a black mark on the upper surface of each forewing. They have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
Various subspecies occur in
- New Guinea.
The subspecies iris occurs in