Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus

Observation date: November 03, 2017
Date notes: This is verified by my cell phone picture details.
Submitted by: arleenrolling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw butterfly flying around Lantana bush, landed, thought it was a bee; it was very small. I had never seen this type before. Bright sun; Took picture with cell phone, Samsung galaxy 7, resolution 4032 x 3024; orientation 90 degrees; at 902 Sunset Circle, Tavares, FL 32778.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: November 19, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Lake County, United States, Florida