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Small Banded Swift - mating pair

Pelopidas mathias


Pelopidas mathias, commonly known as the Dark Small-branded Swift, Small Branded Swift, Lesser Millet Skipper or Black Branded Swift, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It is found throughout much of Southeast and East Asia, and as far as the Philippines. It is also present in Tropical Africa and Arabia.


female is on the right side

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NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

thanks Maria !

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

great capture!

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Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Aug 1, 2012
Submitted on Aug 3, 2012

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