Burara oedipodea oedipodea

Swainson 1820 - The Branded Orange Awlet

Uncommon forest species on Samui, most often enountered when disturbing a specimen resting during the day. It is crepuscular by nature, to be seen flying very rapidly at dusk.

Flight Period

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40 - 50mm

Early Stages

Not fully known.

Larval Foodplant

Combretum latifolium (Combretaceae) and Hiptage bengalensis (Malpigiaceae)


Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and Java. The other known subspecies flies in Northern Thailand, and N-E India to China.