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Whirlabout

Polites vibex

Description:

The Whirlabout is in the family of grass skippers and gets its name from its flight pattern; it takes off and whirls around as it flies away. It is fiery orange with dark brown fringes and big dark eyes.

Habitat:

The Whirlabout can be found in many habitats, to include dunes, fields, pinewoods, roadsides, forest openings, yards, and parks.

Notes:

Spotted at Elinor Phipps-Klapp Park in Tallahassee, FL.

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robert emond
Spotted by
robert emond

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Lat: 30.54, Long: -84.29

Spotted on Jul 8, 2019
Submitted on Jul 8, 2019

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