Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150038

Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus

Observation date: December 03, 2017
Date notes: This butterfly/moth plays on my lantana often. Today was a bright sunny day.
Submitted by: Jay C. Theriot
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly/moth loves my lantana. I've shot photos of him/her many times, but only recently with its wings open and the blue of his back glistening in the sun.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: December 03, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Terrebonne Parish, United States, Louisiana