Pelopidas assamensis: Great Swift butterfly

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Dhoby Ghaut Green [20140713]

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HortPark, SG 20120402

This is a skipper or skipper butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. They are named after their quick, darting flight habits. Skippers found in Singapore are generally drab coloured; dark brown, orange with spots and indistinct markings on their wings. Many are small sized and often fly close to the ground.

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HortPark, SG 20120402

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