The yellow palm dart is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Australia , Papua and Papua New Guinea. It has recently been recorded from Singapore and Sri Lanka.
The wingspan is about 40 mm.
The larvae feed on a wide range of palm species and it is considered a pest of coconut palm. During the day it lives in a tubular shelter made from joining palm fronds together with silk. Pupation takes place within this shelter.
Recorded foodplants include ''Archontophoenix.. more