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Sickle-winged Skipper
Achylodes thraso
The Sickle-winged Skipper (Eantis tamenund) occurs in south Texas where it is sometimes fairly common. The first two shots here were taken at Santa Ana N.W.R., Hidalgo Co., Texas, in October, 2004, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender. This butterfly was previously known as Sickle-winged Skipper (Achylodes thraso).

Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Santa Ana NWR
Hidalgo Co., Texas
11 October 2004
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Santa Ana NWR
Hidalgo Co., Texas
11 October 2004
The Sickle-winged Skipper shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in September, 2007. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.

Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
15 September 2007
The skipper shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2007. This image was taken with the same gear as the shot above.

Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Zilker Botanical Gardens
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
12 November 2007
The fresh male Sickle-winged Skipper shown here was at Santa Ana N.W.R., Hidalgo Co., Texas, in October, 2008. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and Canon 580 flash.
The Sickle-winged Skipper shown here was in Victoria Co., Texas, in November, 2009, and was shot with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Falcon State Park,
Zapata Co., Texas
7 November 2014
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Resaca de la Palma State Park,
Cameron Co., Texas
9 November 2014
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Resaca de la Palma State Park,
Cameron Co., Texas
9 November 2014
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Sabal Palm Sanctuary,
Brownsville,
Cameron Co., Texas
9 November 2014
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Sabal Palm Sanctuary,
Brownsville,
Cameron Co., Texas
9 November 2014
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
3 November 2015
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
8 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
8 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
8 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
21 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
31 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
31 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
31 October 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
1 November 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
1 November 2016
Sickle-winged Skipper
Eantis tamenund
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
1 November 2016