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)[1]
  • Netrocoryne beata Hewitson, 1867[1]

Chaetocneme beata, the common red-eye,[a][1] eastern dull-flat[3] or eastern dusk-flat,[2] is a species of butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Australia on the 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.


  1. ^ or common red-eye flat;[2] variations using redeye are also used.
  1. ^ a b c "Chaetocneme beata". Butterfly House. Retrieved 28 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Common Redeye Flat, Eastern Dusk-flat - Chaetocneme beata". Retrieved 28 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "eastern dull-flat". Retrieved 28 April 2016.