Pelopidas (skipper)

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.[1]

Branded swifts
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Pelopidas sp.
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Pelopidas

Walker, 1870[1]
Synonyms
  • Chapra Moore, 1881[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Savela, Markku. "Pelopidas Walker, 1870". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved February 16, 2018.