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Long-tailed Skipper

Urbanus proteus


The Long-tailed Skipper is a brown skipper butterfly with a blue-green iridescence (particularly on the body and wing bases). It also has large glassy spots and a single long tail.


Spotted in an open air butterfly garden on a university campus, FL USA.

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Gainesville, Florida, USA

Lat: 29.65, Long: -82.32

Spotted on Sep 1, 2011
Submitted on Oct 12, 2011

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