Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1188581

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: September 20, 2018
Submitted by: sharonforsyth
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One of two exuviae found on canna lilies on this date. A third and a possible adult-- maybe two--were found on Sept 21. The canna lilies are an established population maintained by park staff, who told us that rhizomes and sometimes whole plants are kept in the greenhouse overwinter and that new plants had not been planted this year.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 04, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, District of Columbia