Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1155497

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus ruralis

Observation date: April 19, 2018
Submitted by: RichHubie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny day with some wind. It seems that I find one of these every year. Not a common butterfly. This is the second one I've found on the Big River Haul Rd. but this one was much further inland and upriver. Very aggressive towards a Margined White which is bigger.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 22, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Mendocino County, United States, California