Sickle-Winged Skipper (Achylodes thraso)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Achylodes
Species: thraso

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Edinburg, Texas
Los Fresnos, Texas

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On Sep 3, 2007, TexasPuddyPrint from Edinburg, TX wrote:

Flies all year in south Texas. Frequents scat and often times several gather communally on it. Visits flowers and perches with it's winged open. Males are dark brown with a purplish sheen and lighter spots. Female are a lighter brown and the markings are more visible.

Larval food plant: Lime Prickly-Ash Izanthoxylum) aka Colima.