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Silver-spotted Skipper

Epargyreus clarus

Description:

Mid-afternoon feast as hundreds of Silver-spotted Skippers flitted about a planting of Lantanas. Large skipper common in most of the U.S. Several sources note that adults rarely feed on yellow flowers, but they don't say why ... anybody know?

Notes:

BugGuide:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/403


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Mississippi, USA

Lat: 32.83, Long: -88.48

Spotted on Aug 14, 2014
Submitted on Aug 17, 2014

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