Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1140793

Sandhill Skipper
Polites sabuleti

Observation date: August 20, 2017
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on rabbitbrush in a desert scrubland with some asters also present. Warm, calm, sunny afternoon with temperature around 90 degrees F. Smoky conditions from wildfires. Conditions very dry due to long period with no rain.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 13, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Deschutes County, United States, Oregon