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Choaspes Moore 1881

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Coeliadinae


A widespread Indoaustralian genus.


Members of this genus are the only skippers with strongly hairy eyes (de Jong & Treadaway 2007).


Corbet AS, Pendlebury HM, and Eliot JN. 1992. The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.

de Jong, R. & Treadaway, C. G. 2007 Hesperiidae of the Philippine Islands. In Butterflies of the World, Supplement 15 (ed. E. Bauer & T. Frankenbach), pp. 1-72. Keltern: Goecke & Elvers.

Parsons M. 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. Academic Press, San Diego.

Vane-Wright RI, and de Jong R. 2003. The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island fauna. Zoologische Verhandelingen 343: 1-267.

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Scientific Name Choaspes benjaminii
Location Taiwan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
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