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butterfly - long tailed skipper type

Urbanus sp


dark brown with white stripes


lawn near outdoor restaurant

1 species ID suggestions

bayucca 3 years ago
Longtail Skipper
Urbanus sp.


KarenSaxton 3 years ago

I pulled p the thumbnails of both from the Butterflies of North America site. huge variations within the species, and both so similar

bayucca 3 years ago

Might be Urbanus tanna or Urbanus teleus. It is not possible to separate them from this shot.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.76, Long: -84.63

Spotted on Feb 18, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2012

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