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Rice Swift

Borbo cinnara


Hesperiidae; Hesperiinae; Borbo cinnara Wallace 1866. The Wikipedia article does not acknowledge this Skipper's presence in the Phillipines, but many other sources do. Some are listed in Notes below. I have a related spotting for this butterfly -


I spotted this Borbo cinnara in our front yard resting on Painted Nettle (Plectranthus scutellarioides). Plant identification


References for presence in Philippines -

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John B.
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John B.

Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 3, 2022
Submitted on Jul 3, 2022

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