Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1121394

Berry's Skipper
Euphyes berryi

Observation date: June 15, 2017
Date notes: Clear skies 82 degrees F
Submitted by: Erik Alford
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: United States of America. South Carolina. Francis Marion National Forest in the coastal plain north of Charleston. Habitat was a wet ditch adjacent to long leaf pine stand managed for red-cockaded woodpeckers. Trying to verify if this is the Berry's skipper (Euphyes berryi). It is foraging on pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata).
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 21, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.