Meet the Tiny Fiery Skipper Butterfly 

The Tiny Fiery Skipper has vibrant colors and patterns despite its small size. Its orange-brown wings include black patterns and a white or cream patch on the forewings.  

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Small: The Tiny Fiery Skipper has a 1-inch wingspan, as its name implies. Its small size and fast flying make it hard to observe in the wild.  

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This butterfly lives in fields, meadows, grasslands, gardens, and parks in the sun. Nectar and larval host plant abundance are its favorites.  

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Flight Pattern: The Tiny Fiery Skipper flies quickly between flowers to find nectar. Its fast mobility and small size make tracking and photographing it difficult.  

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The Tiny Fiery Skipper, like all butterflies, starts as an egg, hatches into a caterpillar (larva), pupates into a chrysalis (pupa), and emerges as an adult butterfly.   

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The Tiny Fiery Skipper lives in the Americas, including the US, Mexico, Central America, and South America. The species is widespread throughout its region.  

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