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Laviana White-skipper (Heliopetes laviana)

This skipper is white in color, with trailing brown and orange edges. The body is a bluish-green-gray. It ranges from Argentina north through Central America and northern Mexico to South Texas. It sometimes strays to southern Arizona and central Texas, but rarely to north Texas.

Wing spread: 1.3" - 1.6"

Host plants: Mallows

Laviana-white Skipper Butterfly
Laviana-white Skipper Butterfly

 

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