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Sinthusa
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Sinthusa is a genus of lycaenid butterflies, the sparks. They are small species with the male genitalia and secondary sexual characters of Virachola, but less robust and weaker in flight. The males are easily recognized, with the forewings oily indigo blue changing to shining blue in a side light and hindwings shining violet blue in all lights. The species of this genus are found in the Indomalayan realm.

Species

References

  • Seitz, A., 1924-1927: The Macrolepidoptera of the World, 9: 903-1026. Stuttgart.
  • Eliot J.N., 1992: In Corbet & Pendlebury. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula, 4th ed. x+595pp, 69pls. Kuala Lumpur.
  • Treadaway, Colin G., 1995: Checklist of the Butterflies of the Philippine Islands. Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, Suppl. 14: 7-118.
  • Seki, Y., Takanami, Y. & Otsuka K., 1991: Butterflies of Borneo, Lycaenidae. 2(1): 1-113. Toboshima Corporation. Tokyo.
  • Treadaway, Colin G. & Schrőder, Heinz, 2012: Revised Checklist of the Butterflies of the Philippine Islands. Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, Suppl. 20: 1-64.

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Sinthusa: Brief Summary
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Sinthusa is a genus of lycaenid butterflies, the sparks. They are small species with the male genitalia and secondary sexual characters of Virachola, but less robust and weaker in flight. The males are easily recognized, with the forewings oily indigo blue changing to shining blue in a side light and hindwings shining violet blue in all lights. The species of this genus are found in the Indomalayan realm.

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