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Laviana white-skipper

Heliopetes laviana


Upperside of male is white with dark markings at outer wing margins; female has wider markings than male and gray wing bases. Underside of hindwing has an olive-gray patch on the outer third which is sharply separated from the paler median area. Dark basal area contains a pale triangular patch. Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 5/8 inches (3.5 - 4.2 cm). — Butterfies and Moths of North America


Edges of brushy areas, trails, roadsides, open woodland, thorn forest, streamsides. — Butterfies and Moths of North America

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Laviana white-skipper
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BonnieLewis 3 years ago

Thank you SukanyaDatta!

Hema 3 years ago

Nice pic

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Jan 15, 2017
Submitted on Mar 29, 2017

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