Ocybadistes flavovittata

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Ocybadistes flavovittata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Ocybadistes
Species: O. flavovittata
Binomial name
Ocybadistes flavovittata
(Latreille, [1824])
  • Hesperia flavovittata Latreille, 1824
  • Padraona hespera hespera Waterhouse, 1932
  • Ocybadistes flavovittata ceres Waterhouse, 1933

Ocybadistes flavovittata, the common dart or narrow-brand grass-dart, is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Indonesia (Irian Jaya), Australia (New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia) and Papua New Guinea.

The wingspan is about 15 mm.

The larvae feed on various grasses.


  • Ocybadistes flavovittata flavovittata (New South Wales, Queensland)
  • Ocybadistes flavovittata vesta (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia)

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