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Fiery Skipper having lunch Tallahassee, Florida Fall,Fiery Skipper,Geotagged,Hylephila phyleus,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Lovely perspective, moody! Posted 10 months ago
  2. Very cool shot! Posted 10 months ago

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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 moodym81
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Uploaded Nov 23, 2019. Captured Oct 13, 2019 15:00 in 4410 Kensington Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303, USA.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/4.2
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm