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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.<br />
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Habitat: Spotted on milkweed in a rural garden. <br />
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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.

Habitat: Spotted on milkweed in a rural garden.

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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 Aug 28, 2018. Captured Jul 17, 2018 09:32 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/512s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm