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Pelopidas is a genus of skipper butterflies. They are commonly known as branded swifts or millet skippers. Polytremis kiraizana is sometimes placed here too. The genus was described by Francis Walker in 1870.

Branded swifts
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Pelopidas sp.
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Pelopidas

Walker, 1870
Synonyms
  • Chapra Moore, 1881

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External linksEdit

  • Savela, Markku. "Pelopidas Walker, 1870". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved February 16, 2018.