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Woodland Skipper

Ochlodes sylvanoides


Adult: both sexes are tawny orange, with dark borders extending into the ground colour between the veins. The males have a black stigma and a dark brown patch just beyond the end of it. In females the borders are a little wider and darker, and there are two dark patches in the area of the male stigma. The underside is highly variable, from yellowish to orange brown, with the medial band of spots yellowish and distinct.


every kind of open habitat, including chaparral, sagebrush, woodland clearings, gardens, and small streams

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2013
Submitted on Jun 3, 2013

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