Caprona pillaana, the ragged skipper, is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, from Mozambique to eastern Africa, Ethiopia and south-western Arabia.
The wingspan is 30–37 mm for males and 35–44 mm for females. Adults are on wing year-round, with peaks from September to November and from March to May in southern Africa.
The larvae feed on Grewia species (including Grewia flava and Grewia monticola), Dombeya species (including Dombeya rotundifolia and Dombeya burgessiae) and Sterculia quinqueloba.
- ^ Caprona at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
- ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.