Telicota besta

Telicota besta besta Evans, 1949 – Besta Palm Dart
Family- Hesperiidae



Male. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 21-12-2014


Male. Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 21-12-2014


Female. Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 26-05-2015


Female. Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 26-05-2015

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Fast flier. Often seen busking with wing open. Found in mixed evergreen forests. Under parts very similar with Telicota colon. Local Distribution: Northeast and southeast regions. Range: Bangladesh and India