Yard, Riverside, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas June 15, 2006:
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Last Updated 17 January 2007
Right: This species of Skipper was also seen and photographed yesterday in
Sim Park. Not sure of the species - it doesn't show the dorsal surface of
the wings. (Lepidoptera; Hesperiidae)
Left: A Silver-spotted Skipper that apparently had a couple of close calls -
note the two chunks that have been taken out of its right hind wing.
Somone thinks this guy looks tasty! (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae:
Right: These flies have been perching on boards of fences and on stones -
they seem to prefer to perch head down on vertical surfaces. This is a
small robber fly in the genus Atomosia (probaly Asilidae: Laphriinae:
Atomosiini: A. puella).