Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1107578

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: October 27, 2016
Date notes: skipper emerged sometime on 10/27/2016; pupae collected about a week earlier
Submitted by: David Jones
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Pupae collected on a Thalia (water pond plant), NOT a Canna. Thalia has been in my pond for years, dies back to below water level, and regrows every spring. Thalia was purchased several years ago. Caterpillars(s) fed heavily on Thalia - no Cannas anywhere close to my yard.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 29, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oklahoma, Tulsa County