Sarangesa dasahara dasahara

Moore 1866 - Common Small Flat

This is, despite its name, rare on Samui, having only been seen in a single location near Nathon. It prefers grasslands.

Flight Period

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25 - 28mm.

Early Stages

Known. For further information, see Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, volume 2, page 640.

Larval Foodplant

Cyathula prostrata (Amaranthaceae) and Mimosa pudica (Leguminoseae)


N. India, Indo-China and the Malay Peninsular. Other subspecies found in Sri Lanka and Central India.