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Spotting

Description:

Not entirely sure if this is a butterfly or a day flying moth. Body length approximately 2.5 cm mostly brown insect, with distinctive white flashes on the underside of the wings, and yellow/brown markings on the upper/open face of the wings. Seems to rest with wings partly open, hence my confusion about butterfly or moth

Habitat:

Perennial flower border and rose beds in large urban garden. Photographed resting on a day lily, but often seen on roses and many other flowers

1 Species ID Suggestions

Silver spotted skipper
Epargyreus clarus Epargyreus clarus - Wikipedia


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Georgina3
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Georgina3

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Spotted on Jun 15, 2020
Submitted on Jun 15, 2020

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