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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