Nero skipper

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown on the upperside and light brown on the underside, with a dark brown submarginal line and light brown fringe. The forewings have two central transparent spots, one transparent spot just under the costa, and three subapical transparent spots. The underside of the forewings is dark brown from mid to base of the wings, except along the costa. There is also a white patch just above the dorsum on the underside of the forewings. The underside of the hindwings has three small postdiscal spots. 




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Reported from: Kamarang River (Region 7), Takutu (Region 9)