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The Fiery Skipper is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae and are approximately 1 inch long. The males are orange or yellow with black spots while the females are dark brown with orange or yellow spots. The caterpillars are greenish pink with a black head. The caterpillars are often considered pests and can feed on bermudagrass, creeping bentgrass, and St. Augustine grass.

Fiery skippers, along with all other species of skippers and skipperlings, can hold their wings in "triangle" shape... more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Jan 28, 2017. Captured Jan 21, 2017 16:54 in Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34787, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO1250
  • 300mm