Species Details


Small Branded Swift Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pelopidas mathias
Family : Hesperiidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Vegetation
Description : Male upperside of this species is olive brown in color.Forewing with two small yellowish spots and hindwing with one or two pale discal spots.Female with five discal spots in the forewing and four or five in the hindwing.Underside is paler.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, R.K.,Varshney;Smetacek,Peter(2015).A Synoptic Catalogue of the Butterflies of India.photo credit:nicovr(www.inaturalist.org/people/nicovr),photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us.