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South Florida skipper - Cymaenes tripunctus

South Florida skipper - Cymaenes tripunctus
Davie, Broward County, Florida, USA
October 4, 2008
Need i.d. help, please.

Moved
Moved from Grass Skippers.

Probably Three-spotted skipper
but damaged specimen and fuzzy pic makes it uncertain. FW subapical spot band appears to bend outward and long antennae indicate Three-spotted rather than the similar Eufala skipper. Also Neamathla is possible and has a similar spot pattern but usually darker ground color. http://butterfliesofamerica.com/imagehtmls/Hesperiinae/Nastra_neamathla_M_Goethe_State_Forest_Levy_Co_FL_USA_28-VII-07_2_i.htm

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