Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1183765

Hammock Skipper
Polygonus leo

Observation date: August 29, 2018
Submitted by: Tatiana Staats
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly was nectaring on lantana blossoms. Siesta Key has experienced evening storms with strong winds from the S, SE the past few evenings.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: August 30, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is a very good northerly record of a fresh individual, suggesting that the species has established a temporary population in the area
Checklist region(s): Sarasota County, United States, Florida