Category Archives: Duskywing Skipper

Female Horace’s Duskywing Skipper

We have very few Butterflies right now, but we are patiently awaiting the arrival of the Fall Monarchs. I was trying to take pictures of the Hummers, but they were a little shy today. The lone Butterfly I saw was this female Horace’s Duskywing Skipper.  You can tell this is a female because she has […]

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Duskywing Skipper (Mystery #2 Solved)

Looks like the other mystery Butterfly actually is a type of Skipper, most likely the Horace’s Duskywing Skipper and this guy is apparently the most common Duskywing in Houston.  Both Joshua (again from Joshua’s Native Plants) and my neighbor were able to identify this previously unknown Butterfly.  It likes to feed on oaks and wisteria […]

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Mystery Butterflies

If you’ve been reading, you know I have lots of books on Butterflies but sometimes books don’t provide all the answers.  Look at the next three pictures and see if you can identify what type of Butterfly these might be as I have no idea. First up, some type of Butterfly on our Fennel.  Here’s […]

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