15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Skipper Party

A swarm of skippers on blooming sedum. Skippers used to be in their own superfamily between moths and butterflies, but now are classed with butterflies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Meadowbrook PA 19046, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: DSC-RX10M3
Copyright: © Edwin C Douglass