Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1084251

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus ruralis

Observation date: April 13, 2016
Submitted by: RichHubie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen earlier in the year. Confused as to Identification. Recently found a Common Checkered Skipper and have become more comfortable in identifying this butterfly I hope. This butterfly was puddleing in a very swampy area. Has the "X" on the FW.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 11, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County