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Fiery skipper

Hylephila phyleus, (Drury, 1773)


It is a small orange and black butterfly in the family hesperiidae. the butterfly can be identified from the others like the Sachem by the black spots on the backside.


Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.


The fiery skipper lives in North and South America, from Canada to Argentina. It is a migratory species.

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Spotted on Jun 17, 2020
Submitted on Jun 17, 2020

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