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Sunday, June 28, 2020

June 28, 2020

Location: Fellsmere, Broadway


I am a Three-spotted Skipper
I lay eggs on leaves that my caterpillars eat
I have several broods from spring through the fall
The caterpillars hang out in nests made of rolled leaves.

Sources: Butterflies and Moths of North America - Three-spotted Skipper (Cymaenes tripunctus)

Photo and text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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