Hidari irava


Moore 1858 - Coconut Skipper

A very common species, which, sometimes, almost reaches plague preportions. It is to be found all over the Island.

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Wingspan

45 - 55mm.

Early Stages

Fully known.

Larval Foodplant

Bambusa spp. (Gramineae) and Cocos nucifer (Palmae)

Range

S. Myanmar, Thailand, West Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Sula Is.