Saturday, September 6, 2008

Euphaeidae - Euphaea impar

Euphaeidae - Euphaea impar Selys, 1859

Euphaea impar is in the family of Euphaeidae. In Peninsular Malaysia, only three species have so far been recorded for the family Euphaeidae. Euphaea impar is normally found at forest streams. Sex dimorphism is shown in E. impar. Male has blue thorax and dark patch on hind wing while female is olive green in colour without dark patch on hind wing.