Erionota torus torus

A common species, very similar to Erionota thrax, which also shares the same habitats. The main difference between the two species is that, on the forewing, the termen is almost straight and the apex is more acute.

Flight Period



65 - 70mm.

Early Stages

Fully known. Further details available in Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, volume 2, page 688.

Larval Foodplant

Musa sp. (Musaceae)


N. India, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, S. China and the entire Malay Peninsular.