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Place: South India,

Metropolitan, Year: 2017; Night Time.

Size: 1-2 cm (Very Tiny)

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  • $\begingroup$ Looks like a moth. $\endgroup$ – Imtiaz Raqib Apr 22 '17 at 3:19
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It's 'Indian skipper'. Family :Hesperiidae. Source: http://abeautiful-butterflys.blogspot.in/2010/04/hesperiidae-butterflies-of-india.html

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    $\begingroup$ This is not a skipper. Skippers are bigger, have a different shaped body and a different wing pattern, as can be seen from your picture. $\endgroup$ – RHA Apr 22 '17 at 8:19
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From the posture, it looks like it can belong to Geometridae (Larentiinae). But I haven't been able to find a species that has that particular color.

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Definitely a moth; possible families are Pyralidae, Crambidae, or Thyrididae (Window-Winged Moths); the first two listed (Snout Moths) are less likely and would be eliminated if a photograph showing the front of the head were available and it turned out that the palps were not elongate and projecting.

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    $\begingroup$ Arthur, I've noticed you've provided a handful of species ID answers lately. All of your answers are short, lack references/support, lack photos, and typically don't try to identify beyond the family level. These answers will all likely get downvoted as they do not represent the effort or specificity that are typically expected on this site (and desired by the asker). Please start expanding upon your answers or simply providing your posts as comments instead. See here for a guide to writing good answers on this site. Thanks! $\endgroup$ – theforestecologist May 18 '17 at 4:19

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