Zemeros flegyas allica

Fabricius 1787 - Common Punchinello

The is an uncommon species, usually encountered just at the edge of woodland.

Flight Period

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35 - 45mm

Early Stages

Only partially known.

Larval Foodplant

Maesa indica, Maesa japonica and Maesa montana (all Mrysinaceae)


Thailand (including the northern half of the peninsular), Myanmar and the Langkawi Islands (Malaysia). Other subspecies found from India to China, Sulawesi and the Lesser Sunda Islands, and also the Deep South of Peninsular Thailand and Malaysia.