Phaon Crescent and Common Checkered Skipper

Post on October 4, 2012 Butterfly BugsMacro


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.