Fiery Skipper Butterfly (Hylephila phyleus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Fiery Skipper Butterfly (Hylephila phyleus)

Skipper week at my house continues. Many different species are “skipping” around and I hope this one is identified correctly.

Shown on a Florida Native Plant Bidens alba.

Larval host: various grasses

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=49

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