Water Snow Flat


  • Common Name : Water Snow Flat
  • Scientific Name : Tagiades litigiosa (moschler)
  • Family : HESPERIIDAE
  • Wingspan : 37-44mm
  • Colour : Dark brown with a few minute semi-transparent white spots on UPF.
  • Habit : Fast, jerky and straight flier, common along forest paths, remains in the shade and basks on the underside of a leaf. Comes to damp patches and flowers.Territorial, returns to same perch after patrolling.
  • Larval Host Plants : Dioscorea oppositifolia, Smilax spp.
  • Location : North Bengal