Contiguous swift

Polytremis lubricans

''Polytremis lubricans'', the contiguous swift, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It is found in the Indomalayan realm.
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Appearance

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Frederic Moore gives a detailed description for ''Hesperia toona'':
Male. Differs in the fore wings being slightly more elongate, the hind wing more convex exteriorly, and the anal angle less lobed ; markings above similar, those on the fore wing narrower, the spot between the. median branches elongated and extending to their basal angle ; those on the hind wing very small, the outer spot crossed by a vein. Underside browuish-ochreous ; base of fore wing slightly dusky-ochreous ; markings as above. — Frederic Moore

Naming

*''Polytremis lubricans lubricans''
⤷ ''Polytremis lubricans taiwana'' Matsumura, 1919

Behavior

The larva on feeds on ''Imperata'', ''Microstegium'', ''Miscanthus''

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyHesperiidae
GenusPolytremis
SpeciesP. lubricans
Photographed in
Indonesia