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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 we just admire 'em. Distinguishing characteristics of skippers include "clubs" on the tips of their...

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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