Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1114797

Palatka Skipper
Euphyes pilatka

Observation date: April 02, 2017
Date notes: DST
Submitted by: H Hooper
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Skipper feeding on Purple (Bull) Thistle (Cirsium horridulum) in open grassed area adjacent to St. Marks Historic Railroad Bike Trail Weather: P. cloudy, temperature low 80s F, wind 5-8 mph east southeast
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: April 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Wakulla County