Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1048836

Brown-banded Skipper
Timochares ruptifasciata

Observation date: June 15, 2015
Submitted by: pattypasztor
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We were conducting a NABA count at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. Thanks to Martin Reid for the quick I.D., and to Gary Fest, who took this photograph. This was spotted in the WaterSaver garden which is up the hill near the Conservatory. The larval food plant, Barbados Cherry (Malpighia glabra) has been planted in several areas of the gardens.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 17, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County