Potanthus confucius dushta


Fruhstorfer 1911 - The Confucian Dart

This species is distinguished by having, on the forewing, the spot in space 6 overlapping that in space 5.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

20 - 25mm.

Early Stages

Fully known. Further details available in Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, volume 2, page 677.

Larval Foodplant

Bambusa spp. (Palmae)

Range

NE Inia, Indo-China, Malay Peninsular Sumatra and Banka. Other subspecies from Sri Lanka to China, Japan and the Lesser Sunda Is.