Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1087724

Common Branded Skipper
Hesperia comma

Observation date: July 05, 2016
Submitted by: MTmariposa
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: July 21, 2016
Coordinator notes: H. colorado not as strongly marked. Hindwing marks are reduced sometimes absent in colorado. Some similarities to H. juba, but hindwing more olive in color. A good resource for distinguishing between these closely related ones is http://butterfliesofamerica.com/list.htm#HESPERIIDAE
Checklist region(s): United States, Montana, Missoula County