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Zilpa longtail

Chioides zilpa


Chioides zilpa is a long tailed skipper butterfly with long brown pointy wings that have some ID characteristics that are easy to see: inverted black triangle on forewings (pic2) and a horizontal white patch (bordered by black patches) on the under side of hindwing.


Spotted feeding on flower nectar at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 14, 2020
Submitted on Dec 19, 2020

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