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Silver-Spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus Chocolate-brown skipper with a golden band on the forewings and a large, silver, irregular spot on the hindwings (below).<br />
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Spotted on milkweed in a rural garden. Epargyreus,Epargyreus clarus,Geotagged,Silver-spotted Skipper,Summer,United States,butterfly,skipper Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Silver-Spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus

Chocolate-brown skipper with a golden band on the forewings and a large, silver, irregular spot on the hindwings (below).

Spotted on milkweed in a rural garden.

    comments (2)

  1. Incredible details! The eye looks like a camera lens when zooming in :) Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks, it does....hadn’t noticed that before! There’s also a little spider photobombing the shot from underneath the buds. Posted one year ago

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The Silver-spotted Skipper is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is claimed to be the most recognized skipper in North America.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jun 26, 2018. Captured Jun 26, 2018 10:25 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm