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Purple-washed Skipper (Panoquina sylvicola)

Compare to Hecebolus Skipper

Compare to Ocola Skipper

 

Purple-washed Skipper

La Grulla, Starr Co., TX
November 4, 2004 (B Bouton)


 

Purple-washed SkipperPurple-washed Skipper White spot band on HW is reliable diagnostic, forewing extends further back than Ocola, however, as example on right, not always purple-washed.

 

Purple-washed Skipper
(note elongated spot in forewing cell above arrow)

NABA Int'l Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX
November 4 &12 , 2006 (G Quintanilla)

 


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