Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1097227

Leonard's Skipper
Hesperia leonardus

Observation date: August 18, 2016
Submitted by: jetboulder@aol.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: small butterfly on gayfeather. A few of them on nearby flowers
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 10, 2016
Coordinator notes: Great picture of a female Pawnee Skipper (of the Leonardus Skipper group). Not many of these come across my screen - a really good and infrequently observed skipper butterfly you have recorded here - on of my favorites. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County