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Fiery Skipper

Hylephila phyleus

Description:

A small Skipper, 1 cm in length. This is the male, which is yellow (the female is more brown). The club on the antennae is two-toned orange and black. The underside of the face is white and there is a small white ring around the eye. Family Hesperiidae. See (https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/spec...) for pictures of the upper side.

Habitat:

Resting on a bush at night. Semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico 2,200 meters.


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LaurenZarate
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LaurenZarate

San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jul 8, 2018
Submitted on Nov 27, 2018

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