Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Sandhill Skipper
Polites sabuleti

Observation date: August 25, 2017
Submitted by: BasinLepidoptera
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: skipper nectaring on white butterfly bush. Bright sunny day and quite warm. Temperatures in the 90's. When startled skipper tended to fly erratically but immediately returned to butterfly bush. Also nectaring on dandelion.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: September 26, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Grant County, United States, Washington