Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182918

White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens

Observation date: August 25, 2018
Submitted by: WhatISeebyDawne
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a beautiful sunny day, blue skies and few puffy white clouds. It was in the mid 80's and found flying in the weeds near a creek and a man made pond.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: August 29, 2018
Coordinator notes: Since the late 1990's P. albescens has replaced P. communis in Coastal South Carolina.
Checklist region(s): Horry County, United States, South Carolina