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Fiery Skipper

Hylephila phyleus

Description:

Antennae are very short. Male wide black stigma. Underside of the hindwing is scattered with small black spots. Female: Upperside is dark brown with a very irregular orange band. Underside of hindwing is pale brown with paler checks. Wing Span: 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 inches (3.2 - 3.8 cm).

Habitat:

Wildlife habitat yard.


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Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

Spotted on Mar 21, 2016
Submitted on Jun 24, 2016

Reference

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