Lissome lepidopteran luncheon

Clover lover

Presenting Skipper, and His Amazing Proboscis

This fuzz-rusty Least Skipper butterfly (Ancyloxypha numitor) turns an everyday activity like eating into a fantastic feat of contortion, as it unrolls its amazingly long proboscis and extends it to extract nectar from a white clover blossom (Trifolium).

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