Approx. 2 cm.
On our pipevine.
We've had females visiting scores of times; but not as many larvae result as you'd hope for.
From eggs laid on our Showy Milkweed 3/21.
Dozens of tiny caterpillars were thriving by 4/6, but spiders took a heavy toll. A week ago I took 5 surviving insects and kept them for a week in a terrarium. All formed chrysalids over 48hrs. These are 2 days old at that stage.
As the perched skipper rustles its wings, its mate darts around in tight circles...
Quite busy laying eggs on a little scrap of a mustard just off the busy trail.
Sitting on a volunteer squash growing out of our compost heap.
Antennae as a unit rotate back and forth 90 degrees.