North American Ecology (US and Canada). Erionota thrax is a year-round resident in the Hawaiian islands, where it was introduced from Guam in Aug. Erionota t. thrax (Linnaeus, ) (Banana Skipper). Pinned Specimens photo collection: Distribution and Larval Foodplants: Introduced to Hawaii. Synonymy. Butterflies of America. visitors. top. updated on Species Erionota thrax. Erionota thrax thrax (Linnaeus, ) Banana Skipper Introduced to Hawaii.

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There are numerous natural enemies in the indigenous range of E.

Biodiversity Atlas – India is a species-based bioinformatics platform that is voluntarily supported by numerous organisations such as the National Centre for Biological SciencesIndian Foundation for ButterfliesDiversity Indiaand Titli Trust. There are multiple generations per year. The scales of these spots are perpendicular to the wing surface.

Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden No. The same description applies to Erionota torusexcept for the more rounded apex and the more convex outer margin of the forewing in the latter.

The banana skipper’s leaf scroll: CAB International, pp.

Erionota thrax – Palm Redeye – Butterflies of India

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Drought conditions favour outbreaks in Malaysia Kalshoven, ; Kalshoven and van der Laan, Title Adult male, underside Caption Erionota thrax palm redeye, banana skipper, tnrax leafroller ; adult male, underside.


The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Ito and Nakamori, Pupa of the banana skipper, Erionota thrax.

It is partly overlapped by the cell spot, which is erionot rectangular, but outwardly excavate rounded in the Moluccas. Waterhouse and Norris, Title Adult female, underside. The first specimen of Papua New Guinea was caught in Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, Netherlandsbut the species only became established inand since it has spread throughout the mainland Sands and Sands, National Centre for Biological Sciences NCBS holds copyright for all the original material and data compilations on the Butterflies of India and other Biodiversity Atlas – India websites, except that photographers hold copyright for images, as cited.

The eggs hatch in days. Erinota of the leaves of banana trees are incised and rolled up.

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This page was last edited on 16 Juneat It is pale green and clothed with short, silky hairs. Biological Control There have been several programmes of biological control against E.

The young larva makes an oblique incision in the edge of the leaf. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 22 2: South and Eripnota Asia, Oceania.

References Top of page The apex of the forewing is acute turax the outer margin straight slightly convex in the female. The pupa is also covered with the waxy secretion.


Sikkim Nature Conservation Foundation. Detection and Inspection Top of page The presence of E. Views Read Edit View history.

Revue Agricole et Sucriere de l’Ile Maurice, 49 2: It thrqx found practically everywhere in Indonesia where cultivated or wild Musa is grown Kalshoven, and is known from all of the major islands and many of the smaller islands Evans, ; and specimens held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK, and the Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, Netherlands. Erionotz banana skipper, Erionota thrax, with folded wings. Larval parasites in Indonesia include Cotesia erionotae erionita, Elasmus brevicornis and Elasmus philippinensis Dammerman, ; Kalshoven, Notes and Exhibitions, July 15th The butterfly has to leave the case through the side wall as the larva closes the top of the case, and threads and frass hamper emergence at the other end.

Waterhouse and Norris summarized the available information on the natural enemies of E. Don’t need the entire report?