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Moore's Ace butterfly

Halpe porus

Description:

This butterfly was 2 cm (0.8 inches) long.

Habitat:

Hills overlooking Manila.

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7 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Yes...you got it...
Halpe porus

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

I wonder if it's a Moore's Ace (Halpe porus)...?

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Thanks so much Eric and Ashish!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

They called Ace in East Asia, Dart in Indian sub continent.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

May be Thoressa varia

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I feel its from Thoressa sp.
(I have deleted American specie name's comment)

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 9 years ago

Not an expert Ann, but I believe that would be a Skipper butterfly. Not sure of the exact type though :-)

AnnvanWijgerden
Spotted by
AnnvanWijgerden

Quiapo, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 13, 2011
Submitted on Aug 13, 2011

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