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Texas butterfly - Pyrgus oileus

Texas butterfly - Pyrgus oileus
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, Harris County, Texas, USA
August 3, 2011
Seems like a little checkered skipper or something. Any ideas?

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Thanks, Kelly! New species for me!

 
Congratulations!
It's always exciting to get a "first" :)

Tropical Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)
Below hindwing has three evenly spaced dark elongated spots along leading edge, the center one absent on both Common and White Checkered-Skippers.

Tropical Checkered-Skipper:


Common Checkered-Skipper:

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