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(Male) Fiery Skipper

Hylephila phyleus

Description:

Orange skipper butterflies pollinating bright fall flowers at Disneyland.

Habitat:

Spotted at Disneyland California surrounding the statue of the great Walt Disney.

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7 Comments

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago

Thanks, I'll add a spotting with the marigolds too, I took several pictures of those! :)

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

You're welcome! Nice spot!

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago

The last photo on this site looks almost exactly like my spotting:
http://www.rlephoto.com/skippers_grass1/...

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago

Looks more like a male fiery skipper, thanks for the suggestion! :)

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago

Thank you both! :)

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Nice shots, Coral.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Possibly a woodland skipper but also may be a female fiery skipper http://socalbutterflies.com/hesperiidae_...
The flower is a marigold (tagetes sp.)

CoralAvery
Spotted by
CoralAvery

Anaheim, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Sep 26, 2011

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