Euphyes dion

Typically found near wet areas such as marshes and bogs.  Current knowledge of distribution in Alabama and Mississippi suggests that it may be found throughout both states where habitat is suitable.  Large with orange-brown coloration on underside of wings.  Underside of hindwing with a broad pale band that does not reach the margin of the wing.  Similar species:  Dukes' Skipper

Adult - ventral

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Adult - ventral