Small Green Awlet


  • Common Name : Small Green Awlet
  • Scientific Name : Bibasis amara (Moore)
  • Family : HESPERIIDAE
  • Wingspan : 40-48mm
  • Colour : Both sexes with greenish gloss on brown UP. Dark brown body with greyish bands on abdomen.
  • Habit : Status - Rare; Recorded from Terai Forests of Himalayan foothills (Buxa Tiger Reserve at an elevation of 250m on a forest path approaching Santlabari). Seen on wing in May.
  • Larval Host Plants : Data deficient
  • Location : Himalayan West Bengal