Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Bell's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes belli

Observation date: May 19, 2015
Submitted by: tom howe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: i have other photographs, but they really don't reveal any more, unless there is a particular feature you need to see that I can look for among them. This was in a sandy road in open pine woods, more individuals than the one Common RS previously submitted. [dorsal photo sent separately by submitter, and added to record by dbruce]
Status: Resident
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: May 29, 2015
Coordinator notes: This is the first Van Buren County record for this species in the BAMONA database. This is the 60th species of butterfly documented in Van Buren.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Van Buren County