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European Skipper Thymelicus lineola (Ochsenheimer, 1808) Links

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Contributors » Tclenche » European Skipper Thymelicus lineola (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

European Skipper Thymelicus lineola (Ochsenheimer, 1808) discovered by Tclenche (#9643)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 21, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Posted on: August 25, 2017 @ 6:37 PM (diff: 4 days)
Comments:
Not sure what this tiny creature is, but I have now seen several on the flowers near my house

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By Elijah on 8/25/2017 7:35:07 PM

That insect isn't a moth or butterfly, but a skipper. Skippers are in the same Order (Lepidoptera) as butterflies and moths, but are smaller and while resting, their wings are in a different position. The species in the picture is a european skipper. 

By Tclenche on 8/25/2017 7:44:42 PM

Thank you Elijah, for the ID Help!!

By Elijah on 8/25/2017 7:45:24 PM

No problem. 

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