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Photo#157043
Golden Skipper - Hylephila phyleus

Golden Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
c County, Texas, USA
August 15, 2007
I am confident that it is a Skipper but that is as far as I go, lol.

Lee

After
some research, I will guess and say this is a male. That is based on the pale wing spots. From what I read, the female has noticeably darker spots. Keep in mind that I do not have a good track record with gender ID in particular. Even my species ID's are shaky on occasion, lol.

Lee

Moved to

Fiery
Looks like a Fiery.

 
It sure does
look like a Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus). Thanks for the info. I will move it to the right spot after a little longer here. I am learning to not be too hasty. Lots of these little buggers look amazing similar, lol.

Lee

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