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Parnara naso (African Straight)

Synonyms: Hesperia marchalii

Wikipedia Abstract

Parnara naso, the African straight or straight swift, is a skipper butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It is found on Mauritius, Réunion and Madagascar. The habitat consists of forest margins and anthropogenic environments. The larvae feed on Oryza sativa and Saccharum officinarum.
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Prey / Diet

Colocasia esculenta[1]
Colocasia fontanesii (coco yam)[2]
Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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