Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1083964

Strecker's Giant-Skipper
Megathymus streckeri

Observation date: June 05, 2016
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed on dead yucca stalks, occasionally flying off a short distance before circling back to another perch. A second individual was later spotted on the north side of the highway a few tens of yards west of the yucca patch where the first was seen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 01, 2016
Coordinator notes: very cool!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Union County