Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly (Urbanus proteus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly (Urbanus proteus)

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=46

Larval host: Numerous members of the Pea family (Fabaceae) including Beaked Butterfly Pea (Centrosema virginianum), American Wisteria (Wisteria americana), Kudzu (Pueraria Montana), and ticktrefoils (Desmodium spp.)

Shown on Florida Native Plant: ASTER (Symphyotrichum sp.)

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