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Coeliades ernesti (Grandidier, 1867)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Hesperia ernesti Grandidier, 1867: 274.
Type locality: Madagascar, Morondava

Habit:

   
Underside    
Picture from: Seitz 1908
Detailed view
Picture from: Seitz 1908
Detailed view
   

Distribution:

The Malagassy species has been introduced to Réunion and Mauritius.

Biology:

     
Mauritius, Le Morne-Brabant, coastal way, 2009.11.15      
Picture from: Kurz Michael
Detailed view
     

In Mauritius, the species has been found on a wood edge of secondary forest near sea level.

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Grandidier 1867. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie Pure et Appliquée 19: 272-275.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2017.04.24
Kurz Michael: 2017.05.06
not reviewed

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