Choaspes plateni

Choaspes plateni
Branded Awlking
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Choaspes
Species: C. plateni
Binomial name
Choaspes plateni
(Staudinger, 1888)[1][2][3]

Choaspes plateni,[1][2] commonly known as the Branded Awlking, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae which is found in Asia.



The Branded Awlking is found in India (Sikkim, Assam), south Myanmar (including Mergui), Malaysia, the Indonesian archipelago (including Borneo, Sumatra, Nias, Bangka, Palawan), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Hainan.[1]



Cited references

  1. ^ a b c Marrku Savela's Website on Lepidoptera - page on genus Choaspes.
  2. ^ a b TOL web page on genus Choaspes
  3. ^ Card for Choaspes plateni in LepIndex. Accessed 12 October 2007.
  4. ^ Evans,W.H.(1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies, ser no I 4.5, pg 321.

See also



  • Evans, W.H. (1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies. 2nd Ed, (i to x, pp454, Plates I to XXXII), Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India.


  • Beccaloni, G. W., Scoble, M. J., Robinson, G. S. & Pitkin, B. (Editors). 2003. The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex). World Wide Web electronic publication. [1] (accessed 22 September 2007).
  • Brower, Andrew V. Z., (2007). Choaspes Moore 1881. Version 21 February 2007 (under construction). Page on genus Choaspes in The Tree of Life Web Project
  • Savela, Marrku Website on Lepidoptera [2] (accessed 12 October 2007).