P1050583

P1050585Urbanus proteus

Family/subfamily:  Skippers (Hesperiidae)/Spread-wing skippers (Pyrginae)

Egg: single pale yellow on underside of host plant leaf

Larval host: legumes, wisteria, kudzu, beggarweeds

Nectar:  On Womack Creek commonly seen on fall flowers:  climbing hempvine, climbing aster, swamp sunflower

Migrates to frost-free areas of Florida in winter.

The lower photo is of the underside (ventral) of the wings.

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