Coconut Skipper

Hidari irava

''Hidari irava'', the coconut skipper, is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in southern Myanmar, Thailand, western Malaysia, as well as on Sumatra, Java, Borneo and the Sula Islands.
The Red-Eyed Coconut Skipper Butterfly, Hidari irava  Coconut Skipper,Geotagged,Hidari irava,Indonesia,Winter

Appearance

The wingspan is 45-55 mm.
Coconut skipper, Hidari irava  Coconut Skipper,Geotagged,Hidari irava,Indonesia,Winter

Food

The larvae feed on ''Bambusa'' species and ''Cocos nucifera''.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyHesperiidae
GenusHidari
SpeciesH. irava
Photographed in
Indonesia
Malaysia