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Silver-spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus Wings chocolate brown. Forewings have an irregular golden band below and smaller yellow areas above. Hindwings plain above except for white fringe; large, silvery-white irregular spot below. Epargyreus,Epargyreus clarus,Geotagged,Silver-spotted Skipper,Spring,United States,butterfly,skipper Click/tap to enlarge

Silver-spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus

Wings chocolate brown. Forewings have an irregular golden band below and smaller yellow areas above. Hindwings plain above except for white fringe; large, silvery-white irregular spot below.

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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 Jan 3, 2019. Captured Jun 18, 2016 22:52 in 75 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm