Thales blackstreak

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown on the upperside with no distinctive markings. The hindwings have two tail-like projections near the tornus. The underside of the wings is also dark brown, except for the dorsum of the forewings which is light brown. There are five white patches along the length of the costa on the underside of the forewings. The tornus of the hindwings is iridescent yellowish-green. The hindwings also have a faint iridescent blue postdiscal broken line, and one iridescent blue postbasal spot.




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Reported from: Kaieteur (Region 8)