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beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

August 30, 2012
4:19 PM

Post #9259713

Not sure if these are the same skipper. I know 2 & 3 are the same butterfly, but 1 & 4 may be other ones as the pics are several minutes apart. These plainer ones are confusing to me. The ones with more distinct patterns are a lot easier.

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kwanjin

kwanjin

(Zone 7a)

August 30, 2012
6:52 PM

Post #9259896

Great pics. Dun Skipper...

http://bugguide.net/index.php?q=search&keys=dun+skipper&search=Search
C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

January 2, 2013
1:37 PM

Post #9373334

The BugGuide.net pic cited is for a Clouded skipper. The original BugGuide requestor thought it was Dun but BugGuide experts correctly ID as Clouded skipper. Your two specimens are Clouded skippers, a male and a female.

beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

January 3, 2013
9:07 AM

Post #9374116

Thanks shorthog. I'll change it in my list.

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