Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1044831

Indian Skipper
Hesperia sassacus

Observation date: May 23, 2015
Submitted by: Doug Bruce
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on honeysuckle on steep south-facing slope.
Status: Resident
Verified by: S. J. Stedman
Verified date: May 24, 2015
Coordinator notes: First BAMONA record for Unicoi County, Tennessee, and 58th butterfly species to be documented in the county; this record is also the first for a Tennessee county located in the eastern mountains of the state.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Unicoi County