|Common Name:||Chequered Lancer|
|Extant in countries:||•Singapore|
The underside of the butterfly has a striking pattern of black veins and rectangular spots on a whitish ground.
Habitat & Habits
This spectacular "Skipper" frequents lowland forests like the nature reserves in Singapore. A member of the Family Hesperiidae, Plastingia naga is a fast flyer, zipping from bush to bush, and occasionally stops to feed on roadside flowers.
To be detailed.
Refer to the ButterflyCircle's blog article - The Life History of the Chequered Lancer.
Butterfly of the Month - April 2009