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Common Name : Rice Swift
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Borbo cinnara (Wallace)
Family : HESPERIIDAE
Wingspan : 28 - 32 mm
Colour : Dark brown wings, white spots on the underside of the hind wings.
Habit : This is a Skipper found commonly in grass lands. Prefers patches of abundant growth of medium-sized grass to very short or tall and sparse grass that grows in shady places. Flight is smooth. Fond of sunshine.
Larval Host Plants : Oryza sativa, Setaria glauca, Andropogon sp., Cymbopogom sp. etc.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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