I’m guessing that this skipper is called a Common Mellana. Apparently all skippers are from the family Hesperiidae.
Posted byRussell SmithPosted inanimals, NatureTags:butterflies, butterfly, Common Mellana, Hesperiidae, insects, Lepidoptera, Proboscis, skippers
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