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Photo#85797
Hylephila phyleus? - Hylephila phyleus - female

Hylephila phyleus? - Hylephila phyleus - Female
Fort Gordon, Georgia, USA
November 2, 2006

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Hylephila phyleus? - Hylephila phyleus - female Hylephila phyleus? - Hylephila phyleus - female

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Moved from Butterflies.

These do not appear to be images
of the same individual, maybe not even the same species, so we are unlinking them. If we are wrong, and they are images of the same individual, just tag and link them.

Re: humm
I just looked at the dorsal shot it matches female Fiery just fine. See the last photo on my Fiery Page at http://www.rlephoto.com/skippers/fiery01.html

Fiery Skipper
No question it is a Fiery Skipper likely a female. The only other choice in GA would be Carolina Roadside-Skipper which would be done for the year long ago and about 2/3s the size of a Fiery Skipper.

 
Humm
Butterflies and Moths of North America list 19 different skippers for that county. I'm no expert, but the Fiery Skippers in my area (Southern California) are a lot lighter than this.


Here's what I mean: (Post is from Georgia)


Might yours be a Sachem?

Fiery Skipper
I'm not an expert, but I think you're right. The wing markings seem to match. :)

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