Fiery Skipper, Hylephila phyleus
A common lawn skipper that is associated with weedy grasses
including bermuda grass. This little butterfly ranges
from most of the United States , (but most the south and
California coast), through Mexico down into Argentina. A lawn pest in
Bermuda grass lawns, sounds good doesn't it? Fiery Skipper doesn't move
around much, it may spend it's entire life in your lawn area, but it
still covers a huge range.
Hylephila phyleus is a common lawn skipper.