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Family:
Subfamily:
Species:
Small: wingspan less than 3 cm:
Medium: wingspan 3 - 6 cm:
Large: wingspan more than 6 cm:
Antennae all black or brown:
Antennae pale or dark with pale areas:
Antenna with a bent sharp point beyond club:
Antenna club broad or narrow with a blunt tip:
Thorax with pale spots or stripes:
Four walking legs:
Six walking legs:
FW margin jagged or toothed:
HW with marginal teeth - wider than long:
HW with broader straight tails- not hair-like:
HW with twisted hair-like tails:
Eyespots on upperside:
Eyespots on underside:
Color pattern similar above and below:
Ground color of FW UP dark-brown, blue-black, or gray:
Ground color of FW UP light brown to gray:
Ground color of FW UP bright orange, yellow, or white:
Ground color of FW UP dull orange to rust:
Ground color of FW UP blue:
FW UP with yellow orange or pale median band or spots:
FW UP with sub-marginal yellow or orange spots:
FW UP with white or clear spots:
FW UP pale with darker markings:
FW UP dark with paler markings:
FW UP pale with a dark border:
Ground color of HW UN dark brown or black:
Ground color of HW UN orange, yellow, or white:
Ground color of HW UN dull orange to rust:
Ground color of HW UN light brown to gray:
Ground color of HW UN green:
HW UN pale with darker markings:
HW UN with red spots or markings:
HW UN with a submarginal line of pale spots:
HW UN with silver spots:
HW UP pale with a dark border:
HW UP dark with a paler border:
HW UP with an orange to rust median band or spots:
HW UP with a sub-marginal line of yellow or orange spots:
HW UP with a sub-marginal line of white spots:
HW UP with medial white band or spots:
Typically rests with wings folded:
Typically rests with wings spread:
Feeds on flowers:
Feeds on fruit: