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Common Name : Common Spotted Flat


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Scientific Name : Celaenorrhinus leucocera (Kollar)
Family : HESPERIIDAE
Wingspan : 45 - 55 mm
Colour : Dark brown with a series of large, semi-transparent white spots across the fore wing, which are joine to each other.
Habit : It keeps very close to ground. Usually settles on the underside of leaves, flies close to the ground. When active, it alternates between sun and shade; it flies fast and low; It visits flowers and its long proboscis permits it to feed from flowers having long tubular corollas.
Larval Host Plants : Asystasia gangetica, Ecbolium linguistrinum, Eranthemum roseum, Carvia callosa, Thelepaepale ixiocephala
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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