Tropical Checkered Skipper Butterfly (Pyrgus oileus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Tropical Checkered Skipper Butterfly (Pyrgus oileus)

tropicalskipperJune2016

Male

Learn: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Pyrgus-oileus

Larval host: Cuban Jute (Sida rhombifolia) and Common Fanpetals (Sida ulmifolia) (source: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw057)

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2 comments
    • Loret said:

      isn’t it? They look so huggable! 🙂

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