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Parnara swift

Parnara sp.


This butterfly was spotted on Tecoma capensis flower in my terrace garden.


suman.1616 2 years ago

Thank you so much Bayucca.

bayucca 2 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, Suman!

bayucca 2 years ago

There are 4 species of Parnara in India and without genital dissection and/or DNA it is not possible to ID a Parnara from only a picture (at least not on a safe base). So I suggest to go with Parnara sp. as scientific name. Parnara sp. is definitely safe, based on the markings on the hindwing.

suman.1616 2 years ago

Hi Michael,

Thank you for your warm welcome. Happy that you liked my spotting.

Stay safe.

MichaelS 2 years ago

HI Sumit,

A warm welcome to the Project Noah community! Great to see your first few spottings.

suman.1616 2 years ago

Hi Zlatan,

Thank you for your welcome email. I will try to provide as much information as I can while posting my new spotting in this wonderful project..

Take care. Stay safe.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 years ago

Hello suman.1616 and welcome to the Project Noah community!

This is a nice first spotting, thanks for sharing it with us. If you know the organism ID, please provide it in right fields; for the rest, please bear in mind to fill the form as much as you can. If you don’t know the organism, describe at least the place where the organism was spotted in “Habitat” paragraph; as that information can help to identify it.

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suman.1616 2 years ago

Thank you so much.

flowntheloop 2 years ago

Several of the Swifts are looking similar too:

flowntheloop 2 years ago

Not 100 percent sure (not familiar with Indian Hesperiids), but maybe Borbo cinnara?

Spotted by

Kichha, Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Oct 15, 2020
Submitted on Feb 12, 2021

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