The Laviana White-skipper (Heliopetes laviana) is white in color, with trailing brown and orange edges. The body is a bluish-green-gray. It ranges from Argentina north through Central America and northern Mexico to South Texas. It sometimes strays to southern Arizona and central Texas, but rarely to north Texas.
Wing spread: 1.3" - 1.6"
Host plants: Mallows
Laviana-white Skipper Butterfly (dorsal view)
Laviana-white Skipper Butterfly (ventral view)