Phaon Crescent and Common Checkered Skipper

Post on October 4, 2012 Butterfly BugsMacro

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Two different species of butterfly on the same perch. Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon) and Common (White) Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis) next to each other.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 180mm F3.5L USM Macro
  • ISO 100, 0.4s, F16 ,180mm
  • Farmers Branch, Texas
  • May 21, 2012
Phaon Crescent and Common Checkered Skipper

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Comments and Discussions

  • Jim Bridges

    Fabulous image, Daniel! I’ve got both of these butterflies but not in a single image..:)

  • birdmans

     Thanks for looking Jim. I appreciate it. They are abundant here in DFW.