The butterflies on this page are a bit larger than the prior ones and have more triangular-shaped wings.
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A Whirlabout Skipper butterfly.
A Whirlabout Skipper butterfly in different lighting and with its tongue fully extended.
This is a female Fiery Skipper butterfly.
This is another Fiery Skipper butterfly with the wings partially open exposing the darker markings on the inner part of the wings.
The antenna of the Fiery Skipper butterfly project from its head in a u-shape.
One of the smallest butterlies is the Southern Skipperling. Its wings are less than an inch long.
Here's a top-down view of a different Southern Skipperling with its entire body length visible.
The outside of the Southern Skipperling's wings have a series of colored lines. I identified this butterfly from the white stripe which extends the entire width of the lower wing.
This is a Common Checkered Skipper butterfly.
A different Common Checkered Skipper with its wings fully open. The color contrast on the wings make this butterfly easier to spot than other small butterflies.
This is a Southern Cloudywing butterfly.
This is the same butterfly from a different angle. There are actually not light-colored spots on the outside. Those spots are the light going through the wing as that section is much thinner.
The coloring of the Long-tailed Skipper butterfly is similar to prior butterfly, but the shape is very different.
This butterfly has a 'tail' extending beyond its wings.
Another view of the Long-tailed Skipper butterfly with its blue-tinted body visible.
This is a female Horace's Duskywing butterfly.
(Spots are different on a male and female.)
This is a Wild Indigo Duskywing butterfly with a chunk of wing missing.
All photos © S. M. Garver