Common Red Eye
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|Name : Common Red Eye|
Scientific Name : Matapa aria
Matapa aria, commonly known as the Common Redeye, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae.
Male and female chocolate brown. Male. Upperside, pale brown ; forewing with a short impressed comma-like grey streak obliquely beneath the cell. Cilia yellowish white. Underside bright ferruginous brown. Palpi ferruginous brown. Female. Upperside dark chocolate brown without the impressed streak ; cilia of hindwing pale orange yellow. Underside bright ferruginous brown.
The larvae feed on Bambusa striata, Ochlandra travancorica and Ochlandra scriptoria.
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Ciao Arun. The detaisl are very good and the colours are superb. Impressive red eye.
- [2010-09-20 4:25]
Excellent photo of this Butterfly, with red eyes, TFS!
- [2010-09-20 6:25]
Good image with fine lighting and activity. tfs.
a nice capture of this common red eye skipper. Very good sharp details and a nice composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.