Notes on some skipper butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) from Panbari Forest and its adjoining areas, Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong, upper Assam, India

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M.J. Gogoi


The paper deals with a checklist of 137 species of skipper butterfly (Hesperiidae) along with notes on some species from Panbari Forest, Kaziranga, upper Assam, based on surevy conducted during March 2008-November 2011. Important sightings include Purple Lancer Salanoemia fuscicornis, Red-vein Lancer Pyroneura niasana burmana Evans, 1926, Pied Flat Celaenorrhinus moreana Evans, 1949 and many Choaspes, Potanthus, and Halpe species.

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