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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Butterfly in Arizona

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P_Edens

P_Edens
Willis, TX
(Zone 8b)

September 15, 2013
4:39 PM

Post #9660824

I took this photo last week in Southern Arizona (about 20 miles south of Tucson).
Any help to ID is greatly appreciated. I took several photos, but they were all about the same. This one has the most information. I didn't get the topside of the wings. He/she likes orange juice! ^_^

Patti

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

September 15, 2013
6:50 PM

Post #9660946

This skipper could be a a dull firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes); the sole member of its subfamily in Arizona - http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Apyrrothrix-araxes

P_Edens

P_Edens
Willis, TX
(Zone 8b)

September 15, 2013
8:08 PM

Post #9661007

Wheee! That's it! Thanks so much, Flapdoodle. You certainly know your critters.

Patti

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