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Long-tailed Skipper

Urbanus proteus

Description:

Iridescent solidly built friendly hummingbird-like in color

Habitat:

It was near a waterfall in jungle near the bay

Notes:

This creature was in Yelapa, Jalisco Mexico in March 2012

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Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper


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5 Comments

AnnetteLeroux
AnnetteLeroux 8 years ago

Thank you bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Unfortunately this is not Urbanus proteus. The spots are different. It is certainly an Urbanus sp., I will try to get closer...

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

That is correct this one has a big range and is possible to be found in all México, you have a small window on top of your icon photo that say "edit this spotting"
Then you can add the correct location on your map also add the scientific and common name :)

AnnetteLeroux
AnnetteLeroux 8 years ago

Hi Gerardo, the locations are not my current location as it is showing. They are in Mexico!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Nice spotting Annette!
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AnnetteLeroux
Spotted by
AnnetteLeroux

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Nov 17, 2012

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