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