Polytremis lubricans lubricans

Herrich-~Schoffer 1869 - Contiguous Swift

Not uncommon species, found all in all habitats.

Flight Period

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33 - 35mm.

Early Stages

Fully known. Further details available in Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, volume 2, page 673.

Larval Foodplant

Imperata cylindrica (Gramineae)


India to S. China, Lesser Sunda Is. and Sulawesi. Other subspecies found in Japan, China and Taiwan.