Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1087686

White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens

Observation date: July 05, 2016
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Skipper was feeding at mustard flowers next to hiking trail. Partly cloudy day in the 70's F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 06, 2016
Coordinator notes: Checkered skippers in that part of the county have all been albescens so far but P. communis is possible-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County