Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1064782

Turk's-cap White-Skipper
Heliopetes macaira

Observation date: September 06, 2015
Submitted by: Martin and Sara
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: (Successfully) seeking a sight of a Common Mestra, the sight of anything white catches the eye. Flitting low over the vegetation: two or three of these skippers. Seen them before. Didn't realise it was a big deal.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 16, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Goliad County