Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143805

Common Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis

Observation date: September 27, 2017
Submitted by: cblazo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Very small and very fast. Feeding on Spotted Knapweed. Very hot and sunny with 15-20 mph breeze. 90 degrees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: October 05, 2017
Coordinator notes: Late date.
Checklist region(s): Franklin County, United States, Pennsylvania