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Common Rose
25-Sep-2004, 09:30 PM
As suggested by the Master, setting 'test question' :bsmileo: , since most of us had the 'textbook'.

Identify the following species:


Will give a hint if nobody is able to id by tomorrow night.

The Monarch
25-Sep-2004, 09:40 PM

Common Rose
27-Sep-2004, 12:36 PM
Oops, forgot to post the hint last night.

The hint is: This is a skipper.

:bsmileo: What sort of hint is that? I think almost everyone knows that. :bsmileo:

Ok, more useful hints: This is the first time that I got a shot of the upperview and underview of its forewing. We usually id it by the underside of its hindwings. Another characteristic that is useful for the id here is missing, the colour has faded.

Striped Blue Crow
27-Sep-2004, 12:45 PM
Looks like Iambrix salsala (Chestnut Bob) but I may be wrong.

Common Rose
28-Sep-2004, 12:13 AM
Simon is correct. This is a Chestnut Bob.

Here is a shot of another individual.