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Long-tailed skipper

Urbanus proteus

Description:

This little guy is often confused with hummingbirds

Habitat:

Audubon Bird reserve


1 species ID suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago
Long-tailed skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper

5 Comments

AmyLynetteBanton
AmyLynetteBanton 2 years ago

Thank you, KarenL. I appreciate it!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Long-tailed skipper - see the species ID suggestion above!

AmyLynetteBanton
AmyLynetteBanton 2 years ago

Ahhh...what is it exactly? When I was younger, I constantly confused them with hummingbirds!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

A beautiful butterfly - not a moth at all!

misako
misako 2 years ago

Lovely photo!

Jackson, South Carolina, USA

Lat: 33.33, Long: -81.79

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Sep 18, 2011

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