CROSSLINE SKIPPER

Polites origenes

Widespread throughout both Alabama and Mississippi.  Flies from spring to fall.  Both males and females have a uniform pale spotband on the lower surface of the hindwing and typically three spots towards the tip of the forewing.  This species can vary in color from orange to dark brown.  Similar species: Tawny-edged Skipper

Adult female - ventral

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Adult female - ventral



Adult female - dorsal


Adult female - dorsal