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Tawny Angle

Ctenoptilum vasava

Description:

light brown, about 2.5"

Habitat:

tropical forest and grasslands

Notes:

I spotted this in Thung Salaeng Luang National Park. This butterfly was nearly under a leaf when I photographed it so the sky was in the background, kind of blowing out the detail of the wings. The second shot is with the flash.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Tawny Angle
Ctenoptilum vasava None


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16 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Thanks a lot! I underestimated this butterfly's beauty. It's getting really popular.

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

The design is amazing!

CricketsBlog
CricketsBlog 9 years ago

Those wings are incredible.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

How lovely! Its wings look like stained glass!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Incredibly beautiful!

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

He, he... It would be a pity if this beauty would not have any name!! What a gorgeous skipper!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Thanks bayucca! I was waiting for your ID! What an interesting name for this butterfly.

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Fantastic spotting!!
Hesperiidae (!), Ctenoptilum vasava.
http://yutaka.it-n.jp/hes/90950001.html

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Thanks for everyone liking this so much!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Incredible how it looks so Thai.

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Wow fantástica muy hermosa

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Wow, very beautiful, great spotting Dan

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

A real beauty!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Beautiful!

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 9 years ago

Very beautiful

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wow really nice one!

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

พิษณุโลก, จังหวัดพิษณุโลก, Thailand

Spotted on Feb 25, 2012
Submitted on Apr 21, 2012

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