Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1004325

Desert Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus philetas

Observation date: August 28, 2014
Submitted by: lmreid71
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Skipper was nectaring on Frogfruit. I believe the 2 dark spots with a white space between them indicate Desert Checkered-Skipper. One of four found while participating in a butterfly survey for the park.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 10, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Comal County