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Umber Skipper

Poanes melane


Name comes from the coloring of this butterfly. Faint light yellow bands on the underside of the wings. Two generations of adults appear during the year, Spring and Fall.


Found not far from a creek at the edge of a riparian area.

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California, USA

Spotted on May 7, 2016
Submitted on May 7, 2016

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