Species Details

@Sabbir Hussain Khan,Bangladesh

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Scientific Name : Odontoptilum angulata
Family : Hesperiidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Moist ground
Description : Upperside mostly brown. Forewing has a proximal dark brown area, which continues distally into a black area, a pale brown area and an orange-brown area, the latter two separated by a black spot. Forewing has three small white spots. Hindwing has a similar pattern to the forewing, but has thick white hairs around the veins, highly prominent on the posterior part of the hindwing. Underside overall similar to the upperside, but the hindwing is almost entirely white with a black spot.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, Moore,Frederic(1865).On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal.photo credit & copyright: Sabbir Hussain Khanmore information please contact with us.