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Tropical checkered skipper

Pyrgus oileus


The wingspan is 32–38 mm. The upperwings have a distinctive checkered pattern. The dark brown ground color is checkered with white squares, rectangles, crescents and dots.


Spotted nectaring on flowers at Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen, Texas.

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McAllen, Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 11, 2019
Submitted on Oct 30, 2019

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