Hasora vitta vitta

Butler 1870 - Plain Banded Awl

First found on Samui on 12 December 2013, found in or around forests.

It can be distinguished from H. chromus and H. malayana by the wider hindwing band.

Flight Period



40 - 45mm.

Early Stages

Fully known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resource: ButterflyCircle Blog (courtesy of Dr. Horace Tan.)

Larval Foodplant

Millettia brandisiana and Millettia racemosa (both Fabaceae)


Sundaland (except Palawan) and S. Burma. Other subspecies in Northern Thailand, India, Indo-China, S. China, Palawan, Sulawesi and New Guinea.