Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1118617

Juba Skipper
Hesperia juba

Observation date: May 31, 2017
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found along an exposed steep slope in meadows near conifer forest. Windy and sunny afternoon with temperature in high 60's F. Habitat includes balsamroot, lupine, paintbrush, groundsel, larkspur, popcorn flower, some grasses, popcorn flower, yarrow, chickweed. Last image shows the habitat where found. At least two individuals seen in the area. Butterfly placed in plastic envelope for identification, released unharmed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: ID based on black tooth-like projections from forewing border
Checklist region(s): Skamania County, United States, Washington