Chaetocneme beata

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Chaetocneme beata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Chaetocneme
Species: C. beata
Binomial name
Chaetocneme beata
(Hewitson, 1867)
  • Netrocoryne beata Hewitson, 1867

Chaetocneme beata, the common red-eye or eastern dull-flat, is a species of butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in edges of the upland rainforest along the coast of Queensland and New South Wales.

The wingspan is about 50 mm.

The larvae feed on various trees, including Annona reticulata, Croton insularis, Eupomatia laurina, Cinnamomum camphora, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and Lophostemon confertus.

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