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  Sighting 1174949

Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus communis

Observation date: June 24, 2018
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Sighting
Observation notes: Time: 1:55 p.m. Weather: Warm, moderately windy, and partly cloudy, with a massive thunderstorm approaching from the west. Habitat: Short-cut field of morning glories, mallow, dandelions, grass, and various other weeds. Notes: This common checkered-skipper landed on a patch of dirt in the field, allowing me to get a very close look to confirm identification. As it slowly spread its wings, it abruptly darted off.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: July 30, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States