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Ghost Skipper

Phanus sp.


These cuties come often inside the house. They usually hang out on my garden flowers in the day time. I specially love this one because of the many clear windows it has.Just love the pattern.


Gallery Forest. 900 Meters-3000 feet above sea level, next to Tanaca National Park, a Pasture , and in a Garden with Endemic trees, plants and flowers of Costa Rica.

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bayucca 2 months ago
Ghost Skipper
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Thank you so much bayucca. I will edit.

bayucca 2 months ago

This is a Phanus sp.. But I cannot really go down to species level on a sae base. Too many similar around. However, I can kick out some of them:
NOT: Vitreus, Ecitonorum, Confusis, Albiapicalis, Rilma
Candidates: Grandis, (Obscurior, lines narrow and slim, yours are broader), Marshalli.

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.07, Long: -84.52

Spotted on Mar 10, 2018
Submitted on Sep 30, 2018

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