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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Coeliadinae
Genus: Badamia
Moore, [1881]

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Badamia is an Indoaustralian genus of skipper butterflies containing two species. The larvae feed on Terminalia (Combretaceae).


The genus includes the following species:


  • de Jong, R. & Treadaway, C. G. 2007 Hesperiidae of the Philippine Islands. In Butterflies of the World, Supplement 15 (ed. E. Bauer & T. Frankenbach), pp. 1-72. Keltern: Goecke & Elvers.
  • Parsons M. 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. Academic Press, San Diego.
  • Tennent, W. J. 2002. Butterflies of the Solomon Islands: systematics and biogeography. Storm Entomological Publications, Dereham, Norfolk, U. K.

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