Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1100119

Sandhill Skipper
Polites sabuleti

Observation date: August 30, 2016
Submitted by: RichHubie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First sunny day in weeks along the Mendocino Coast. Second variable Sandhill. Several of these. Whitish markings on bottom HW. Female?
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 06, 2016
Coordinator notes: I've never seen a Sandhill Skipper that looked like that. ID is provisional based on the locality but I would like to see what that population looks like in a series of spread specimens!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Mendocino County, California, United States