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Rice Swift

Borbo cinnara

Description:

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 - https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/54...

Habitat:

I spotted this Borbo cinnara in our front yard resting on Painted Nettle (Plectranthus scutellarioides). Plant identification http://www.stuartxchange.org/Mayana#:~:t....

Notes:

References for presence in Philippines - https://philippinelepidopt.wixsite.com/b...... https://www.thailandnatureproject.com/bo...... https://www.jungledragon.com/specie/8566......

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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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