Thymelicus leonina

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Thymelicus leonina
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T. leonina
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Thymelicus leonina
(Butler, 1878) [1]

Thymelicus leonina is a small butterfly found in the East Palearctic ( China, Amur, Ussuri, Japan) that belongs to the skippers family.

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Description from Seitz

Male with stigma. Wings above light reddish yellow, all the veins striped with black; border of hindwing broader. On the underside all the veins are heavily black (87 f). Amur and Japan. [2]

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References

  1. Butler, 1878 On some Butterflies recently sent home from Japan by Mr. Montague Fenton Cist. Ent. 2 (19) : 281-286
  2. Seitz, A. ed. Band 1: Abt. 1, Die Großschmetterlinge des palaearktischen Faunengebietes, Die palaearktischen Tagfalter, 1909, 379 Seiten, mit 89 kolorierten Tafeln (3470 Figuren)