Bevan's Rice Swift
(one synonym: Isoteinon modesta Moore, )
HESPERIINAE, HESPERIIDAE, HESPERIOIDEA
These Caterpillars feed on various grasses and cereals from the Grass family ( POACEAE ) including :
The adult butterflies are brown with a number of pale transparent spots on the forewings. The butterflies have a wingspam of about 3 cms.
This species occurs across south-east Asia including:
as well as in the north of Australia in
Further reading :
Michael F. Braby,
Butterflies of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 2000, vol. 1, p. 248.
Descriptions of new Asiatic Hesperidae,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1878, Part 3, p. 688.
(updated 3 September 2001, 2 March 2017)