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neighborhood lepidoptera - Hylephila phyleus

neighborhood lepidoptera - Hylephila phyleus
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
September 16, 2007
Size: around an inch
I see alot of these butterflies, anyone know what their scientific name is?

Hylephila phyleus (Fiery Skipper)
They nosh on Bermuda grass, so the drought bothers them not. They seem particularly heavy in Orange County this year.

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