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Fiery Skipper

Hylephila phyleus

Description:

Antennae are very short. Male wide black stigma. Underside of the hindwing is scattered with small black spots. Female: Upperside is dark brown with a very irregular orange band. Underside of hindwing is pale brown with paler checks. Wing Span: 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 inches (3.2 - 3.8 cm).

Habitat:

Small city garden.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Oct 19, 2015
Submitted on Jan 17, 2016

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