Giant skipper (Coeliades anchises)

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Giant skipper fact file

Giant skipper description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyHesperiidae
GenusCoeliades (1)

Information on the giant skipper is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
One pip policeman.
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Giant skipper status

This species has not yet been classified by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. Species 2000 ITIS Catalogue of Life (August, 2009)
    http://www.catalogueoflife.org
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Giant skipper perched on a leaf  
Giant skipper perched on a leaf

© Johan van Rensburg

Johan van Rensburg
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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