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Pithecops corvus
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Pithecops corvus, the forest Quaker, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It was described by Hans Fruhstorfer in 1919. It is found in the Indomalayan realm.[2]

The larvae feed on Desmodium, Gardenia and Glycosmis species, including Desmodium lapurnifolium and Desmodium gardneri.

Subspecies

  • Pithecops corvus corvus (Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Nias, Borneo)
  • Pithecops corvus corax Fruhstorfer, 1919 (Java to the Philippines)
  • Pithecops corvus ryukyeuensis Shirôzu, 1964 (Japan: Ryukyus)
  • Pithecops corvus correctus Cowan, 1965 (Naga Hills)
  • Pithecops corvus cornix Cowan, 1965 (Hainan)

References

  1. ^ Fruhstorfer, H., 1919. Revision der Artengruppe Pithecops auf Grund der Morphologie der Klammerorgane. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 83 (A) (1): 77–84.
  2. ^ Seitz, A., 1912-1927. Die Indo-Australien Tagfalter. Theclinae, Poritiinae, Hesperiidae. Grossschmetterlinge Erde 9: 799-1107, pls. 138-175.

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Pithecops corvus: Brief Summary
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Pithecops corvus, the forest Quaker, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It was described by Hans Fruhstorfer in 1919. It is found in the Indomalayan realm.

The larvae feed on Desmodium, Gardenia and Glycosmis species, including Desmodium lapurnifolium and Desmodium gardneri.

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