Osmodes lux

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Osmodes lux
Figure 23 male, figure 25 female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Osmodes
Species: O. lux
Binomial name
Osmodes lux
Holland, 1892[1]

Osmodes lux, the detached white-spots, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Uganda.[2] The habitat consists of wetter forests.


  1. ^ Osmodes at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Hesperiinae