Erionota hiraca

Wood-Mason & de Niceville 1881 - White-tipped Skipper

A rarely seen species, owing to its crepuscular (flies at dawn and dusk) habit, and, unlike other members of the genus, prefers to stay in deep forests.

Flight Period

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52 - 55mm.

Early Stages

Not fully known

Larval Foodplant

Elaeis guineensis (Palmae)


Wide range, from NE India, throught Indo-China, the Malay Peninsular, Sumatra and its offshore islands, Borneo, Java and the Philippines.