Chestnut Angle


  • Common Name : Chestnut Angle
  • Scientific Name : Odontoptilum angulata (Fd.)
  • Family : HESPERIIDAE
  • Wingspan : 40-45mm
  • Colour : Chocolate brown, broad chestnut band in the upperside of forewings.
  • Habit : Common in the hills, comes to damp patches and fond of flowers. It prefers shady nullahs, rests on the underside of the leaf with wings wide open.
  • Larval Host Plants : Allophylus cobbe
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal