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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Scobura

Scobura phiditia (Hewitson, [1866]) – One-spotted Forest Bob

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Malay Forest Bob (e.g., Evans 1932).

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
This species is traditionally known from the Khasi, Naga and Manipur Hills in NE India. It extends west- and southward into Myanmar, Indo-China and SE Asia. The images (BOI-dv600 to BOI-dv604) published here on 2019/09/18, taken at Rani near Guwahati on 22 March 2017 by Jayant Ghanshyam Bhoir, appear to represent a rare, if not the first, record of the species from the Brahmaputra plains of Assam.

records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Scobura

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhoir, J. G., and K. Kunte. 2021. Scobura phiditia (Hewitson, [1866]) – One-spotted Forest Bob. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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