Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Bay Skipper
Euphyes bayensis

Observation date: September 09, 2018
Submitted by: Brad.Moon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Jeromi Hefner, Phillip Wallace, and I observed at least six different individuals in about 2 hours in early to mid morning, flying with Delaware and Salt Marsh Skippers (observations submitted separately), along the Blue Goose Trail in Sabine National Wildlife Refuge. The photos here show four different individuals. This species has been documented in the extensive brackish and salt marsh of this area (Marks, C. 2018. Butterflies of Louisiana: A Guide to Identification and Location. LSU Press).
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 10, 2019
Coordinator notes: based on location
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, Cameron Parish