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A Skipper, i.e. a member of a family of butterflies with thick heads, large eyes, and relatively small wings in proportion to their bodies. It typically has crochet hook-like antennae.

 

This one is likely a member of the species Zographetus, either a Purple and Gold Flitter (Zographetus satwa) or possibly a Small Flitter (Zographetus rama). It was spotted in Chiang Rai province. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

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