Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144660

California Giant-Skipper
Agathymus stephensi

Observation date: October 02, 2017
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 75-80 Dry light wind Agave very lush green full of water from summer rain in this area. They grow in very rocky soil saw at least 12
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: I'm jealous! That is a lot better than what I saw today-Ken Davenport Now maybe you can try for a Large Orange Giant Skipper! Agathymus neumoegeni!
Checklist region(s): Riverside County, United States, California