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Brown-banded Skipper (Timochares ruptifasciatus)

Brown-banded Skipper

Solar Drive, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 
October 15, 2006 (G Quintanilla)

Brown-banded Skipper
(laying eggs on host plant, Barbados Cherry, aka Manzanita

Solar Drive, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 
July 4, 2007 (G Quintanilla)



National Butterfly Center, 
Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX 
August 20, 2004 (G Quintanilla)

Per David Hanson, the two images immediately above are of same individual.
Note the rather dramatic variation in the appearance of the outer margin of the forewing,
 apparently an artifact of the camera angle...

Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX
February 9, 2002 (D Hanson)

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