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Parnara

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Parnara is a genus of butterflies in the family Hesperiidae, the skippers. They are native to Asia, Africa and Australia.[1]

These are small, brown skippers that have thin, translucent spots on their wings.[1]

Species

Species include:[2][3]

Biology

The larvae feed on Gramineae including Bambusa, Oryza, Apluda, Bothriochloa, Colocasia, Imperata, Microstegium, Zea, Saccharum [4]

References

  1. ^ a b Chiba, H. and J. N. Eliot. (1991). A revision of the genus Parnara Moore (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae), with special reference to the Asian species. Tyô to Ga 42(3), 179-94.
  2. ^ Parnara. Funet.
  3. ^ Parnara. Uniprot.
  4. ^ Robinson, G. S., P. R. Ackery, I. J. Kitching, G. W. Beccaloni & L. M. Hernández, 2010. HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. nhm hosts

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Parnara: Brief Summary

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Parnara is a genus of butterflies in the family Hesperiidae, the skippers. They are native to Asia, Africa and Australia.

These are small, brown skippers that have thin, translucent spots on their wings.

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