Butterflies and Moths of Sri Lanka

Family Hesperiidae Flats, Darters and Skippers


       
Tropic Dart Potanthus confucius satra
 
Common Palmfy   DISTRIBUTION
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All elevations
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Other Potanthus spp
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   
   
           
Chesnut Bob Iambrix salsala luteipalpus
 
Ceymon Palmfly   DISTRIBUTION
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All elevations through out the year
     
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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None
  STATUS
-
Common
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Grass or Bamboo (Poaceae)
       
 
 
 
   
           
Restricted Demon Notocrypta curvifascia
 
Common Jay   DISTRIBUTION
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Jungles of the wet and intermediate zones
     
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Common Banded Demon
  STATUS
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Uncommon
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Zingiber zerumbet
       
 
 
 
   
           
Smallest Swif Panara bada bada
 
Tailed Jay   DISTRIBUTION
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All elevations through out the year
     
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
 
  STATUS
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Uncommon
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Paddy or Grass (Family Poaceae)
     
 
 
 
   
           
Indian Dart Potanthus pallida
 
Common Banded Peacock   DISTRIBUTION
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Wet zone
  SIMILAR SPECIES
-
 
  STATUS
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Rare
  HABITS
-
 
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Poaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   

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