Friday, May 2, 2008

Dingy scrubhopper


This is skipper similar to the Pygmy scrubhopper Aeromachus pygmaeus.But u can tell them apart easily.Dingy is larger,has an apiculus and its underside is more ochreous compared to pygmy scrubhopper.This species is more of a high altitude one generally found at heights of more than 1200 mts.Its an endemic species to Western Ghats

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Capt Suresh Sharma said...

Hi Doc

You have great macro images. I appreciate your macro work, impressive. Its a good Blog as well.

May 10, 2009 at 2:03 PM  
Blogger SKIPPERS OF TRIVANDRUM said...

Thanx!
will keep things updated as well.

November 22, 2009 at 2:49 PM  

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