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Yellow-edged firetip,  Pyrrhopyge amyclas I found the butterfly at Kwatta Paramaribo Suriname, possibly a rare one, because I'v seen only one of them in 21 days. Pyrrhopyge amyclas,Yellow-edged firetip Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Yellow-edged firetip, Pyrrhopyge amyclas

I found the butterfly at Kwatta Paramaribo Suriname, possibly a rare one, because I'v seen only one of them in 21 days.

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  1. Spectacular dikkopje :) Posted 3 months ago
    1. Probably a cousin. lol. Posted 3 months ago
      1. I believe the entire family Hesperiidae are dikkopjes, I was not referring to a single species. So yes, all cousins :) Posted 3 months ago

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Pyrrhopyge amyclas, the Yellow-edged firetip, is butterfly in the Skipper family. It is reported to occur in the north of South America.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Paul Dirksen

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Uploaded Mar 17, 2020. Captured Apr 30, 2019 15:45.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/664s
  • ISO2000
  • 400mm