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Green-backed Ruby-eye

Perichares adela

Description:

An exciting find considering it's a rare stray in south Texas. Perichares adela is a large grass skipper with red eyes. The wings have a mottled pattern and there are yellow spots on the forewings. The dorsal side of the thorax has iridescent green.

Habitat:

Spotted in an overgrown grassy ditch next to the forest edge.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 17, 2020
Submitted on Dec 16, 2020

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