HOME > BUTTERFLY FAMILIES > HESPERIIDAE > Common Yellow-breasted Flat

Common Name : Common Yellow-breasted Flat


Common Yellow-breasted Flat Common Yellow-breasted Flat Common Yellow-breasted Flat


Scientific Name : Gerosis bhagava (Moore)
Family : HESPERIIDAE
Wingspan : 35 - 45 mm
Colour : Male UP dark olive brown, UPF triangular patch made up of these discal semi-transparent white spots, of which tow are large, beneath these are small black spots bordering a brownish-white streaks; pale apical spots are conjoined. UPH with a broad transverse band, pale yellow in male and white in female. Abdomen has a white band.
Habit : Prefers dense forested areas. Rests on the upper side of a leaf. Comes to water. Known to fly from Terai upto 570 m in the Himalayan foothills.
Larval Host Plants : Dalbergia lanceolaria
Location : Throughout West Bengal
Next >> Close Move
<< Previous Next >> Close Move
<< Previous Close Move