Borbo cinnara


Wallace 1866 - The Rice Swift

Uncommon species on Samui. Usually to be found in areas where rice is grown. It lacks any cell spots on the forewing.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

28 - 32mm.

Early Stages

Not fully known

Larval Foodplant

Apluda mutica, Paspalum conjugatum and Setaria palmifolia (all Gramineae)

Range

A very extensive range from Sri Lanka, throughout Indo-China and the Malay Peninsular, to China, the Indonesian Islands, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.