Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1041211

Rural Skipper
Ochlodes agricola

Observation date: April 26, 2015
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: warm 75 aprox 1300 hrs in stream bed sipping moisture. chamise and sage scrub, oaks sycamore ash willow false indigo grasses sedge's , buckeye butterfiy dog face dusky dainty sulphur 50 + blues, common ringlet, pale swallow tail, metal mark lots of buckwheat blooming deer weed, white sage vetch golden yarrow. lots of dog face males. seems that they chase the females away we only saw one female.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 28, 2015
Coordinator notes: This should be nominate agricola-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Riverside County