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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Baorini > Pelopidas

Pelopidas conjuncta (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) – Conjoined Swift

Subspecies in India:

(1) Pelopidas conjuncta conjuncta (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) – Oriental Conjoined Swift
(2) Pelopidas conjuncta narooa (Moore, 1878) – Sahyadri Conjoined Swift

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Bambusa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Coix lacryma-jobi (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Oryza sativa (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Kalesh & Prakash 2006), Saccharum officinarum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Sorghum halepense (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Triplopogon ramosissimus (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Zea mays (Swinhoe 1913) (Poaceae).

Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Baorini > Pelopidas

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., P. Churi, Manoj P  & T. Bhagwat. 2022. Pelopidas conjuncta (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) – Conjoined Swift. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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