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Parnara amalia (Hyaline Swift)

Synonyms: Hesperilla fulgidus

Wikipedia Abstract

Parnara amalia, the hyaline swift or orange swift, is a species of butterfly in the family Hesperiidae, the skippers. It occurs in Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea, as well as the Australian states of New South Wales, the Northern Territory, and Queensland. The butterfly has a wingspan of about 30 millimeters. It is dark brown with an orange tinge, and paler on the underside. There several translucent whitish spots on the wings.
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Prey / Diet

Leersia hexandra (southern cutgrass)[1]
Oryza sativa (rice)[1]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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