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Mangrove Skipper

Phocides pigmalion

Habitat:

Both coasts of peninsular Florida and the Keys south through the West Indies and Mexico to Argentina near mangroves. Host plant: Red Mangrove.

Notes:

Second time seeing this large skipper. This time, I was able to get some good photos of the striking blue lines on the underwings and body.


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Florida, USA

Lat: 25.72, Long: -80.15

Spotted on Feb 11, 2017
Submitted on Feb 12, 2017

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