Content tagged with "skipper"

Common Checkered-Skipper

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Pyrgus communis
The white and black checkered pattern makes this a simple identification; it’s the only checkered skipper in Missouri. More

Delaware Skipper

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Anatrytone logan
The undersides of the wings of this common Missouri skipper are solid orange. The larvae eat grasses. More

Horace’s Duskywing

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Erynnis horatius
Look for this common Missouri skipper at flowers and mud puddles, in forests and along roadsides. More

Least Skipper

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Ancyloxypha numitor
One of the smallest skippers in the eastern United States, this species is found in moist, grassy areas, usually near water. More

Northern Cloudywing

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Thorybes pylades
A cloudywing is a skipper whose ground color, seen from above, is completely dark, and not mottled. This species has a dark face, too. More