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Tropical checkered skipper (female)

Burnsius oileus

Description:

Burnsius oileus (formerly Pyrgus oileus) is a small skipper butterfly with distinctive features. The wingspan is 32–38 mm. Note how the checkered margins of the forewings are not consistent. Females are darker than males.

Habitat:

Spotted along a trail in a wooded area at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 12, 2020
Submitted on Jan 9, 2021

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