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Little Glassywings (Pompeius verna)

Little Glassywing (Pompeius verna), Durham, 7/19/04. Little Glassywing, Museum of Life & Science (outside), Durham, NC, 8/9/08 Little Glassywing, Durham, 8/6/05.  This skipper showed up on a butterfly bush in my front yard.  You can see a little purple on the hindwing. Little Glassywing, NC Botanical Garden, Orange County, NC, 8/26/05.  Taken by Karl Gottschalk. Little Glassywing, Johnston Mill Nature Preserve, Orange County, NC, 6/10/07.  Photo taken by Karl D. Gottschalk.


Female Little Glassywing, Durham, 8/20/05. Female Little Glassywing, Durham, 8/24/05.  I tried some image processing on this one. Male Little Glassywing, Penny's Bend, Durham County, NC, 8/24/05 Female Little Glassywing, Jordan Lake Dam Visitors Center, Chatham County, 9/25/05.


Little Glassywing, Durham, 6/27/05.   Thanks to Will Cook for ID.  Probably my hardest-earned and worst photo of a member of this species.  This little critter was full of energy!


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