Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)

Generallfairly rare but seemingly increasing in NC, this species is usually found near Canna (its hostplant) and usually in the coastal plain, although a few records from the piedmont exist. It is a strong flier and can wander widely. In other areas of the southern US, this skipper can be common.
Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
Resaca de la Palma, Cameron Co., TX
3 May 2018

Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
Resaca de la Palma, Cameron Co., TX
3 May 2018
Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
Estero Llano Grande SP, Hidalgo Co., TX
2 May 2018

Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
National Butterfly Center, Hidalgo Co., TX
1 May 2018

Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
New Hanover Co., NC
28 August 2004



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