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Pelopidas mathias (Dark Small-branded Swift)

Synonyms: Gegenes elegans; Hesperia chaya; Hesperia consanguis; Hesperia ella; Hesperia julianus; Isoteinon flexilis; Pamphila albirostris; Pamphila octofenestrata; Pamphila umbrata

Wikipedia Abstract

Pelopidas mathias, commonly known as the Dark Small-branded Swift, Small Branded Swift, Lesser Millet Skipper or Black Branded Swift, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It is found throughout much of Southeast and East Asia, and as far as the Philippines. It is also present in Tropical Africa and Arabia.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Litter Size [1]  63

Prey / Diet

Brachiaria mutica (perennial buffalo grass)[2]
Crotalaria juncea (sunn hemp)[2]
Imperata cylindrica (alang-alang)[2]
Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese silvergrass)[2]
Oryza sativa (rice)[2]
Paspalum conjugatum (herbe creole)[2]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[2]
Sorghum bicolor (broom-corn)[2]
Zea mays (corn)[2]

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Body size, egg size, and their interspecific relationships with ecological and life history traits in butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea, Hesperioidea), Enrique García-Barros, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (2000), 70: 251–284
2Jorrit 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.
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