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Little wood satyr

Megisto cymela


The wingspan is 29–48 mm. The forewing has two yellow-rimmed black spots on both sides, dorsal and ventral. The hindwing has two spots on the dorsal side but have smaller spots on the ventral. The other all color is light brown.


They are seen in the eastern United States and southeastern Canada, Nova Scotia south into Florida west to Texas, Saskatchewan and Wyoming. As the name implies the Little Wood Satyr is most commonly seen in woods and shrubby areas.


Saw in Huntsville state park

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Jake Barnes
Spotted by
Jake Barnes

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 11, 2012
Submitted on Apr 12, 2012

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