Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1086243

Broad-winged Skipper
Poanes viator

Observation date: June 24, 2016
Submitted by: Shirley Devan
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: skipper was nectarine on button bush on roadside near small lake
Status: Resident
Verified by: richardhsmith
Verified date: July 05, 2016
Coordinator notes: Broad-winged Skipper is quite variable ventrally; this one is very boldly marked. Mulberry Wing would be smaller and does not occur south of Maryland.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, New Kent County