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Polites vibex


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.


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


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

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robert emond
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robert emond

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

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

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