Perdita can mean:
Perdita (genus)", a very large genus of American native bees
Perdita (The Winter's Tale), the heroine of Shakespeare's play "The Winter's Tale"
*The nickname of Mary Robinson, an 18th century English actress, poet and mistress of the future George IV, after she played the role in "The Winter's Tale" in 1779
*A character of
Terry Pratchett's " Discworld" novels as a name used by Agnes Nittduring her period as a member of a coven led by Diamanda in the book "Lords and Ladies". Later, Agnes used the name again in " Maskerade". In " Carpe Jugulum", Perdita was described as an alter ego that coexist with Agnes in the same body
*The adult female liver spotted Dalmatian found in the road by Mr. and Mrs. Darling in the book
The Hundred and One Dalmatiansby Dodie Smith and who was taken in by them to serve as a foster mother for the 15 puppies
*The adult female Dalmatian in the 1961 Disney animated film
One Hundred and One Dalmatians
*The adult female Dalmatian in the 1996 Disney live action film
Perdita (moon), a minor satellite of the planet Uranus
Perdita Huston, women's rights activist
Perdita Weeks, English actor
Perdita Felicien, Canadian track athlete
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