Notocrypta paralysos varians: Banded Demon Butterfly

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Notocrypta paralysos, commonly known as the Common Banded Demon, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae.

Family: Hesperiidae

Subfamily: Hesperiinae

Genus: Notocrypta

Species: paralysos

Subspecies: varians

Common Name: Banded Demon

Extant in countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand

Hostplants: Costus lucanusianus [African Spiral Flag]

The Banded Demon is a small swift-flying skipper and is relatively rare in Singapore. The wings are dark brown/black with a white discal band on the forewings.

Photo: Singapore Zoo, 20140630

Source: Wikipedia, www.butterflycircle.com 

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