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Gorgeous skipper butterfly I encountered this morning on my walk around Lake Pickens, Sherman, Texas, USA. He posed for his adoring fan while waiting for the sun to warm him up.
Northern White Skipper, Large White skipper, or Great Basin White Skipper Butterfly, Heliopetes ericetorum
They are named after their quick, darting flight habits. Adult Large White Skipper butterflies like a variety of flowers for nectar. The female large white skipper is much darker than the male.The Large White Skipper butterfly also likes to sip from mud gaining moisture as well as minerals.
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