Salanoemia sala

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Maculate lancer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Salanoemia
Species: S. sala
Binomial name
Salanoemia sala
(Hewitson, 1866)

Plastingia sala

Salanoemia sala, commonly known as the maculate lancer, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae.

Food plants[edit]

The larvae feed on Calamus rotang, Calamus thwaitesii and Calamus pseudotenuis.[1]


  1. ^ Kunte, K. 2006. Additions to the known larval host plants of Indian butterflies. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 103(1):119-121