Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1186902

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: September 10, 2018
Submitted by: William G. Haley Jr.
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Adult had just emerged from a chrysalis on canna, which was the host plant for the caterpillar. Weather was light, misty rain, 78 F.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: September 11, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is the first Hamilton County record for this species in the BAMONA database, and the fourth for the state of Tennessee. This is the 105th species of butterfly documented in Hamilton.
Checklist region(s): Hamilton County, United States, Tennessee