Iambrix salsala salsala


Moore 1886 - Chestnut Bob

A very common small species found in all habitats.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

23 - 27mm.

Early Stages

Fully known. Further details available in Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, volume 2, page 671.

Larval Foodplant

Bambusa spp. (Gramineae)

Range

N. India, Myanmar, Indo-China, Malay Peninsular Sumatra, Java and S. China. Other subspecies in Sri Lanka and S. India.