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CLOSED: Brown and Blue Moth

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

I saw this pretty moth out in my garden. It was flitting back and forth between the Duranta and the H mutabilis. I did an image search, and found it on a couple sites, but unfortunately it was not identified on either of them.
Perhaps someone here can point me in the right direction. Moon

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Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

I found another pic of it that may make ID easier.

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Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

Long-tailed Skipper. They host on pea vines of all sorts, indigoferra, and wisteria for me

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Thank you Donna.

It is indeed a butterfly rather than a moth. Urbanus proteus, long tailed skipper.

I have quite a bit of Indigoferra but have not seen this skipper here before.

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