Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182343

White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens

Observation date: October 23, 2017
Submitted by: dlister
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: Based on range map in "A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America" by J. Glassberg, P. communis does not occur in the LRGV, however the identical P. albescens does, so based on range, this sighting is P. albescens
Checklist region(s): Cameron County, United States, Texas