Hasora khoda

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Large banded awl
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Hasora
Species: H. khoda
Binomial name
Hasora khoda
(Mabille , 1876)[1]

Hasora khoda, the large banded awl,[2][3] is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae which is found in India, parts of Southeast Asia and Australia.

Range[edit]

The large banded awl is found in India in Assam (Cachar) and the Andaman islands eastwards to Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines, Sulawesi, New Caledonia and Australia.[3][4]

The type locality is New Caledonia.[3]

Status[edit]

Very rare.[4]

Host-plants[edit]

The larva has been recorded on Callerya megasperma and Wisteria sinensis.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Card for Hasora khoda in LepIndex. Accessed 12 October 2007.
  2. ^ TOL web page on genus Hasora
  3. ^ a b c d Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera. Page on genus Hasora.
  4. ^ a b Evans, W.H. (1932). The Identification of Indian Butterflies (2nd ed.). Mumbai, India: Bombay Natural History Society. p. 315, ser no I 1.14. 

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