Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1177535

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: August 03, 2018
Submitted by: John Boggan
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several large caterpillars on cultivated Canna compacta in Rehoboth Beach, DE but no adults observed. Caterpillars were hidden in sections of leaf folded over and fastened with silk. New record for Sussex County, DE?
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 04, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Delaware, Sussex County