CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Dorantes Longtail Skipper Butterfly (Urbanus dorantes)
larval host: “Herbaceous Plants (Fabaceae) including Ticktrefoil (Desmodium spp.)” (source: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw057)
Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba
Can be distinguish from similar long tail skipper (U. proteus) because it does not have the aqua coloring on it’s back.