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Rare Skipper

Postby richardlbong » Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:23 pm

This is a rare skipper I found last week at a nature park. This is the Eetion elia (White-spotted Palmer).
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby green baron » Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:39 pm

Richard,
Nice shot of a rare skipper !
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby green baron » Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:32 pm

Btw the larva of this skipper feeds on Pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius).
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby richardlbong » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:18 am

Thanks for the info Gan.
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby Fujis2 » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:36 am

Green Baron wrote:Btw the larva of this skipper feeds on Pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius).
I thought only Hoary Palmer feed on Pandan?
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby green baron » Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:40 pm

You are right. My mistake, got them mixed up !
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby richardlbong » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:57 pm

Thanks Fujis2 for the looking.
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby kctsang » Fri Aug 21, 2009 10:02 pm

Beautiful shot Richard !!!
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby richardlbong » Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:02 pm

Thank you Kctsang for the kind words.
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Re: Rare Skipper

Postby iwal » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:11 pm

Such a pretty skipper.. I hope I will find this one day to complete my collection. thanks for sharing Richard.
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