Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1040152

Brown-banded Skipper
Timochares ruptifasciata

Observation date: April 17, 2015
Submitted by: Robalero
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 18, 2015
Coordinator notes: This is an unusual sighting, even for the Rio Grande Valley. There are only a few records of this species recorded north of Mexico. See bugguide.net for some photos of earlier sightings there in 2004 and 2007. These do not seem to be in the BAMONA database. SAT http://bugguide.net/node/view/31873
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Cameron County