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Fiery Skipper

Hylephila phyleus


About 1 inch long. Bright yellow-orange with small dark spots on underside of wings. Antennae are short compared to other skippers.


Flower garden near hay pasture.


Fiery skippers are one of the few butterflies that can adapt to the disturbance of mowing. (according to Butterflies of Houston and Southeast Texas, John & Gloria Tveten.)

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WMengVang 6 years ago

cool profile of the Butterfly

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice shot!

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Aug 22, 2014

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