Alana white-skipper

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown and white with dark brown fringe and dark brown veins. The forewings are white, except for the costa, apex, subapex, and termenal edge which are dark brown. The underside of the forewings has a yellowish subapical band in the dark brown region. The hindwings are white on the upperside and yellowish on the underside, except for the termenal margin which is dark brown. The dark brown veins are especially visible on the underside of the hindwings. The costa and cell above the dorsum are dark brown on the underside of the hindwings, and there is a c-shaped dark brown pattern near the second cell above the dorsum. The body is dark brown except for the abdomen on the underside, which is yellowish with two vertical dark brown lines.




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Reported from: Guyana (specific locality not available)