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Sachem

Atalopedes campestris

Description:

A small skipper butterfly. It is just over 1 inch (2.5 cm) long and has orange-and-brown adults. Females are slightly larger and have paler markings on their wings compared to males.

Habitat:

Spotted at the Garvan Woodland Gardens.

Notes:

Its host plants are various grasses, including lawn grasses. Its caterpillar is dark green and black. It has multiple broods per year.

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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA

Lat: 34.43, Long: -93.05

Spotted on Sep 2, 2018
Submitted on Sep 7, 2018

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