Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1132949

Sonora Skipper
Polites sonora

Observation date: August 05, 2017
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Landing on a rocky trail in a meadow with arnica, bistort, paintbrush, aster, and groundsel flowers. Butterfly netted and placed in plastic bag for dorsal view, then released. Smallish size, making it hard to see when flying.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 08, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Hood River County, United States, Oregon