Thorybes pylades: Northern Cloudywing skipper


The wingspan of the Thorybes_pylades is between 32 and 47 mm long. Both male and female have completely dark brown wings except for the small triangular clear spots.

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The northern cloudywing is seen from Nova Scotia west across Canada, south into California and across the rest of the United States. Its habitat consist of open boreal woodlands and forest edges.

Photo: Atlanta Botanical GardenAtlantaGeorgiaUSA  [20130913]

Source: Wikipedia


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