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Thread: Skipper for ID

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    Default Skipper for ID

    Dear Dr Seow, this is from a friend. Is this Chocolate Demon (Ancistroides nigrita maura) or Forest Hopper (Astictopterus jama jama)? Thanks!
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    Cher Hern

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    Ancistroides nigrita.


    A. jama have a different profile shape .
    The palpi (labial palps) protrude & the antennal club is different.
    https://www.butterflycircle.com/chec...ew%20-%203.jpg


    TL Seow: Cheers.

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