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Soaking Up Sunshine

A fiery skipper and a damselfly sharing the same spot: an artichoke leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In the entomological world, we call that a "two-fer." Two insects in the same photo. Sunday morning we spotted a fiery skipper butterfly (Hylephila...

A fiery skipper and a damselfly sharing the same spot: an artichoke leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A fiery skipper and a damselfly sharing the same spot: an artichoke leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A fiery skipper and a damselfly sharing the same spot: an artichoke leaf. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of fiery skipper, Hylephila phyleus, belonging to the family Hesperiidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of fiery skipper, Hylephila phyleus, belonging to the family Hesperiidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of fiery skipper, Hylephila phyleus, belonging to the family Hesperiidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:34 PM
Tags: artichoke leaf (1), butterfly (17), damselfly (4), fiery skipper (10), Hesperiidae (2), skipper (3), Zygoptera (3)

Skipping Along

A skipper on a cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

As fall fades and winter beckons, we're still seeing skipper butterflies foraging in cosmos, lantana and other flowers. Lepidopterans study 'em but...

A skipper on a cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A skipper on a cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A skipper on a cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a skipper. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a skipper. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of a skipper. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 10:00 PM
 
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