Osmodes thora

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Osmodes thora
Figures 3, 4, 7 (male) 5, 6 (female)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Osmodes
Species: O. thora
Binomial name
Osmodes thora
(Plötz, 1884)[1]
  • Plastingia thora Plötz, 1884
  • Pamphila chrysauge Mabille, 1891
  • Osmodes thops Holland, 1896

Osmodes thora, the common white-spots, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern Sudan, Uganda, western Kenya and western Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


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