White-patched Skipper (Chiomara georgina)

Tropical species reaching the US up to southern Texas and occasionally straying to southeastern Arizona and elsewhere in the southwestern US.
White-patched Skipper (Chiomara georgina) White-patched Skipper (Chiomara georgina)
White-patched Skipper (Chiomara asychis georgina), female
(Note reduced amount of white compared to male)
Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 13 Oct 2004
White-patched Skipper (Chiomara asychis georgina), male
Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 13 Oct 2004

White-patched Skipper (Chiomara georgina)
These skippers (and others) often fold their forewings
back over their hindwings.
Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 13 Oct 2004
Santa Ana NWR, Hidalgo Co., TX 15 Oct 2004

White-patched Skipper (Chiomara georgina) White-patched Skipper
Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 13 Oct 2004

Entertaining view!


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