Common Awl


  • Common Name : Common Awl
  • Scientific Name : Hasora badra (Moore)
  • Family : HESPERIIDAE
  • Wingspan : 50-55mm
  • Colour : Yellowish brown
  • Habit : Flight extremely rapid and skipping. Active during early mornings and evenings. Visits flowers and as well as bird droppings. Confined to thick hilly forest in heavy rainfall area. Seen on the wing from May to Oct.
  • Larval Host Plants : Derris uliginosa
  • Location : North Bengal