Pelopidas (skipper)

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Branded swifts
Pelopidas sp.jpg
Pelopidas sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Tribe: Gegenini
Genus: Pelopidas
F. Walker, 1870
  • Chapra Moore, 1881

Pelopidas is a genus of skipper butterflies. They are commonly known as branded swifts or millet skippers. Polytremis kiraizana is sometimes placed here too.

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