This gorgeous little skipper butterfly (family Hesperidae) is found from central South America northward to the Southern tip of Texas. They have a wingspan of
up to 2 3/8 inches (6.1 cm). The larvae feed on
Coyotillo, Vitex, and a variety of small plants in the Fabaceae.
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