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Bird dropping skipper

Milanion sp

Description:

dark butterfly

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Bird-dropping Skipper
Milanion sp. Milanion thumbnails


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2 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

What a horrible name for such a cute little guy. And Hesperidae are among my favorites - but I have so much trouble with ID's. I still have no clue what the ones are that live near my house in Oregon

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Hesperiidae, Pyrginae, Milanion sp., there are at least 7 species around in your area and all are very similar to almost identical. I cannot tell you for sure which one it is. Maybe an ID is only possible with DNA.

KarenSaxton
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KarenSaxton

El Dorado, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador

Spotted on Dec 21, 2014
Submitted on Feb 21, 2015

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