Caleta roxus pothus


Fruhstorfer 1918 - The Straight Pierrot

A very common, small species, found regularly in secondary vegetation and also puddling on rural paths.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

20 - 28mm

Early Stages

Detailed life history information is available from the following resources. S Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume2, Page 572.

Larval Foodplant

Cissus repens (Vitidaceae)

Range

Peninsular Thailand and Malaysia. Other subspecies can be found in Assam, Myanmar and Northern Thailand.