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  Millet Skipper

 

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A Millet Skipper, i.e. a Skipper of the Hesperiinae subfamily of Grass Skippers, that with over 2,000 described species, is the largest Skipper subfamily.

 

This one, spotted on a Common Zinnia flower in Yichang, in central China, is of the genus Pelopidas, which is also commonly known as Branded Swifts.

 

  Millet Skipper