Monthly Archives: October 2016

Is this another Fly? 17 October Acadia National Park (the answer is “yes”)

I don’t see antennae. Its legs are kind of skinny. It has the long probing tongue, however. On asters at the north end of Eagle Lake.

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Skipper, 08 Oct. 2016 Bar Harbor Maine

Polites peckius,  maybe. I hope someone can confirm this. Such a cute face, and bright orange antennae. Same individual. So cute, it landed on my sleeve after leaving the grass. I finally left it, still sitting on the thistle. It … Continue reading

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