Its only species is Pardopsis punctatissima, the polka dot. It is found in fynbos, lowland and Afromontane forest, and grassland from Van Stadens Pass in the Eastern Cape and then along the foothills of the eastern escarpment into Mpumalanga and Limpopo, north to Mozambique and then from Zimbabwe to Ethiopia. It is also present in Madagascar.
The wingspan is 30–34 mm for males and 33–36 mm for females. Adults are on wing year round with a peak from October to March.