Common bent-skipper

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown with brown fringe and bands of an even darker shade of brown. The space between the bands appear purplish on the upperside.

Variation: There is variation in the amount of purple on the upperside of the wings.

Behaviour:

Habitat:

Larval food plantBanisteriopsis muricata (Warren et al., 2013)

Adult food: Flower nectar of Ageratum

Reported from: Parika (Region 3), Kamarang River (Region 7), Demerara River