Iambrix salsala salsala

Chestnut Bob

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Genus Iambrix
Species: salsala
Subspecies: salsala
Common Name: Chestnut Bob
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Singapore •Malaysia •Thailand
Hostplants:

Description
The wings of this small Skipper are dark brown above and below. On the underside, the wings are dusted with ferruginous brown and there are a series of small silvery white spots.

Habitat & Habits
The Chestnut Bob is a common butterfly on the plains and occurs mainly in secondary growth and gardens. It skips quite close to the ground feeding on flowers.The larva probably feeds on bamboo and grasses.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
Refer to the ButterflyCircle's blog article - Life History of the Chestnut Bob.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa

Iambrix salsala salsala

Chestnut Bob

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Genus Iambrix
Species: salsala
Subspecies: salsala
Common Name: Chestnut Bob
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Singapore •Malaysia •Thailand
Hostplants:

Description
The wings of this small Skipper are dark brown above and below. On the underside, the wings are dusted with ferruginous brown and there are a series of small silvery white spots.

Habitat & Habits
The Chestnut Bob is a common butterfly on the plains and occurs mainly in secondary growth and gardens. It skips quite close to the ground feeding on flowers.The larva probably feeds on bamboo and grasses.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
Refer to the ButterflyCircle's blog article - Life History of the Chestnut Bob.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa




Iambrix salsala salsala

Chestnut Bob

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Genus Iambrix
Species: salsala
Subspecies: salsala
Common Name: Chestnut Bob
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Singapore •Malaysia •Thailand
Hostplants:

Description
The wings of this small Skipper are dark brown above and below. On the underside, the wings are dusted with ferruginous brown and there are a series of small silvery white spots.

Habitat & Habits
The Chestnut Bob is a common butterfly on the plains and occurs mainly in secondary growth and gardens. It skips quite close to the ground feeding on flowers.The larva probably feeds on bamboo and grasses.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
Refer to the ButterflyCircle's blog article - Life History of the Chestnut Bob.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa