Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Parnara guttata (Straight Swift)
Parnara guttata (Straight Swift) Hesperiidae
Main Region: Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Nansei Islands.
Found in forests and grasslands from flatlands to low elevations, and also at parks in cities.
With the body color, this species is often considered as moths.
(In reality, there is no clear distinction from butterflies and moths.)
Wing color on the front is brown and hind wings have distinct white dots creating one line, hence the Japanese name Ichimonji-seseri one straight line hesperiidae.
Is active during daytime and feed on nectar of flowers, and also on rotten fruits and dungs of animals.
Caterpillars feed on rice and green bristlegrass.
Tends to gather in groups, thus groups with large numbers of this species are seen sometimes.

●Wingspan  about 35 to 40 mm
●Adult Flight Season  May to about November
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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