Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
Male Umber Skipper from the El Dorado Park Nature Center in Long Beach. The forewing spots on the dorsal side
are orange for the males and cream for the females. Oct. 20, 2005.
Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
Another male Umber Skipper, this from my garden in Long Beach, April 19, 2012.
Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
A female Umber Skipper from the same location in Long Beach. Oct. 21, 2008.
Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
Another female in the garden. April 19, 2012.
Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
Another Umber Skipper from the El Dorado Park Nature Center in Long Beach, Oct. 20, 2005.
Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
In my garden, Long Beach, April 19, 2012.
egg of Poanes melane - Umber Skipper
I saw a female Umber Skipper ovipositing in my garden, and this is one of the eggs. March 13, 2011.

©Dennis Walker