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Xanthoneura telesinus (Mabille, 1878) is distributed throughout the Philippines, including Bohol, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Samar. It is a skipper butterfly (family Hesperiidae, subfamily Hesperiinae, tribe Erionotini) with yellow-orange color, and about 15mm in length.
Makiling Botanic Gardens, a forest park of the Mt. Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (adjacent or within the UPLB-College of Forestry and Natural Resources), University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna.
Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Feb 1, 2014