… a species of Skipper Butterfly (family Hesperiidae). The range is India, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Wingspan up to 70 mm. The Orange-striped Awl inahbits low foothills having dense jungles and heavy rainfalls. It is rarely seen out of such terrain. Crepescular in nature, the skipper flies early in the mornings or late in the evenings. It has a strong, fast and straight flight. It is best seen in the ravines and nullahs. It hovers at leaves and visits Lantana and other attractive flowers. The larvae feed on the leaves of Hiptage.