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Long-tailed skipper

Urbanus proteus

Description:

Dark brown skipper butterfly with iridescent blue body

Habitat:

Semi rural wildlife habitat

Notes:

On asclepias in our butterfly garden. The first time I've seen this species & I had the perfect shot of its ventral side lined up when our new outdoor cat came crashing through the plant & scared it off!

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2 Comments

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Thanks Alice!

Nice!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on Sep 10, 2012
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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