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Whirlabout Skipper

Polites vibex


Order: Lepidoptera Family: Hesperiidae


In an open field surrounded by an overgrown pine forest. The forest needs a burn. Low vegetation. Sparse plants and trees.


Picture was taken at the Econlockhatchee Sandhills Conservation Area.


Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 10 years ago

I think you may be right. :)

Musicwolf 10 years ago

My best guess is a female Whirlabout Skipper. :)

Rosa Maria
Spotted by
Rosa Maria

Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 14, 2014

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