Chliaria othona othona


Hewitson 1865 - Orchid Tit

A very small, rare, species, usually to be found in forest clearings.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

22 - 24mm

Early Stages

Only partially known,

Larval Foodplant

Orchid buds and blossoms of Rhynchostylis retusa (Orchidaceae)

Range

India to Assam, Burma, Andaman Islands and Thailand. Other subspecies on mainland Malaysia, throughout Indo-China to Borneo