Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1063850

Sandhill Skipper
Polites sabuleti

Observation date: August 31, 2015
Submitted by: johnh62
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I photographed this Skipper at the summit of Signal Mountain in Teton National Park. I watched it flit from one to another of the plants it was utilizing - they were all daisy flowers. I never once saw it with it's wings folded. Roughly 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Wind ~ 10-15mph. Sunny.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: September 18, 2015
Coordinator notes: Female Sandhill Skipper. http://butterfliesofamerica.com/imagehtmls/Hesperiinae/Polites_s_sabuleti_F_Weldon_Kern_Co_CA_USA_01-V-09_BOA_i.htm At edge of range. Cropped image to butterfly only should be considered for BAMONA gallery.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Teton County