Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1103715

Mangrove Skipper
Phocides pigmalion

Observation date: September 05, 2016
Submitted by: geraldswegner
Specimen type: Photograph
Collection location: Wabasso Environmental Learning Center / Preserve trail; Vero Beach (Indian River Co.), FL
Observation notes: Skipper seemed to prefer resting on the undersides of leaves, in this case, wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa)Hemaris thysbe
Status: Resident
Verified by: geraldswegner
Verified date: September 23, 2016
Coordinator notes: Sighting by coordinator
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Indian River County