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Common Snow Flat


Tagiades japetus, commonly known as the Pied Flat or the Common Snow Flat, is a species of spread-winged skipper butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. It has a wide distribution range, being found from India, the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, to Australia. It contains twenty-four recognized subspecies.


They are commonly found in the edges of rainforests, vine thickets, and sometimes in cultivated lands.

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Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 27, 2014
Submitted on Nov 10, 2014

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