Grass Demon – Udaspes folus

Grass Demon is a white and brown colored butterfly from the Skipper family of butterflies. Given below are the photo(s) of the butterfly, along with details.

Grass Demon Butterfly - Udaspes folus

Grass Demon feeding on Sankhupushpam (Butterfly Pea Flower). Photo taken from Cheruvally, Kerala, on May 26, 2015.

Exif: f/5.6, 1/80s, ISO 400, 85mm, Nikon D7100, 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G VR

These are small butterflies and flies fast. They are mostly seen on small plants, but sometimes seen resting on the ground also.

Family: Hesperiidae

Scientific name: Udaspes folus

Malayalam name: Vellachathan.

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