Dark Yellow-banded Flat


  • Common Name : Dark Yellow-banded Flat
  • Scientific Name : Celaenorrhinus aurivittata (Moore)
  • Family : HESPERIIDAE
  • Wingspan : 40-46mm
  • Colour : Overall Chocolate brown, UPF has a yellow discal band
  • Habit : Prefers fairly open forests. Flies in a more leisurely manner than some of the Flats and settles between flights with outspread wings on the underside of a leaf.
  • Larval Host Plants : Clerodendron spp.
  • Location : North Bengal