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Euschemon Doubleday 1846

Euschemon rafflesia (W. S. Macleay 1826)

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Hesperiidae


Euschemon rafflesia is a large, brightly-colored Australian skipper with a feature unique in Hesperiidae: a frenulum and retinaculum joining the fore- and hindwing together. A similar structure is found in various moth groups.


Warren, A. D., J. Ogawa and A. V. Z. Brower. (in preparation). Phylogenetic relationships of subfamilies and circumscription of tribes in the family Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea).

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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2007. Euschemon Doubleday 1846. Euschemon rafflesia (W. S. Macleay 1826). Version 21 February 2007 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Euschemon_rafflesia/95273/2007.02.21 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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