Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1133518

Confused Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis

Observation date: July 03, 2017
Submitted by: MSEcologist
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I observed this skipper in a near-pristine example of longleaf pine woodland. It generally did not allow a close approach, and when it was disturbed, it often landed relatively far from where it was disturbed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 11, 2017
Coordinator notes: Based on forewing mid-discal spots being v narrow and small, and not seeing any white on the antenna bend, I agree w submitter that this is T. confusis. SAT
Checklist region(s): Perry County, United States, Mississippi